As the festival of light is just round the corner. Here I am wishing all my loved ones a great Diwali this year. May God bless us all.

May we understand that to have the fruit we must climb the tree.

We may not know what we want, but we MUST know what we don’t want

May we learn how to navigate between false friends and true enemies we are all the manifestation of the divinity of God.

May we learn that you cannot make someone love you. All you can do is be someone who can be loved. The rest is up to them;

May we learn that no matter how much we care, some people just don’t care back;

May we understand that it takes years to build up trust, and only seconds to destroy it.

May we learn that sometimes the people you expect to kick you when you’re downhill are the ones to help you get back up.

May we learn that true friendship continues to grow, even over the longest distance. Same goes for true love.

May we learn to understand that just because someone doesn’t love you the way you want them to doesn’t mean that they don’t love you with all they have.

May we understand that maturity had more to do with what types of experiences you’ve had and what you’ve learned from them and less to do with how many birthdays you’ve celebrated.

May we learn that our family won’t always be there for us.

May we learn that no matter how good a friend is, they’re going to hurt you every once in a while.

May we learn that it isn’t always enough to be forgiven by others. Sometimes you have to forgive yourself.

May we learn no matter how bad your heart is broken, the world doesn’t stop for your grief.

May we learn that just because two people argue, it doesn’t mean they don’t love each other. And just because they don’t argue, it doesn’t mean they do.

May we understand that we don’t have to change friends if we understand that friends change.

May we learn that two people can look at the exact same thing and see something totally different.

May we learn that your life can be changed in a matter of hours by people who don’t even know you.

May we learn it’s hard to determine where to draw the line between being nice and not hurting people’s feelings and standing up for what you believe.

May we learn that we are not good or bad, we are good and bad.

May we learn to love above all discontentment. To give even when we are stripped of everything. To work happily even when we find ourselves in the midst of all obstacles. To dry tears even when we are still crying. To believe even when we are discredited.

May we understand that sacrifice is not a virtue and joy is not a sin

Happy Diwaali 😉

P.S All these thoughts are compiled from the series of thoughts shared by Paulo Coelho.

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