Leaders & Daughters - To My Daughter

Thank you Anita!

 

My dear Anita,

First of all I wanted to thank you from the bottom of my heart for reminding me every day what the important things in life are. Presumably you are not even aware of this talent of yours, but indeed you are constantly teaching me invaluable lessons on how to envision my life as a journey, on how to play, to experiment, to embrace the good times and the bad and move on, to love unconditionally and to treasure every moment of happiness.

You too will soon realise that time is flying and life moves pretty fast, you are already five years old and I cannot figure out how this could have happened! So thank you for reminding me to take life less seriously and to not be too worried of what comes next. Thank you for training me to measure my success by the level of happiness in my life.

So my advice to you dear Anita, is to never forget this precious talent we all are born with. Cherish life and never be afraid to live it fully, don’t live by other people’s judgement but follow your dreams regardless, smile, be kind and generous but never waste a single minute thinking about people you don’t like and who don’t like you. Think more of what you have in your life rather than what you lack and always count your blessings not your troubles. A very old saying recites that our life is what our thoughts make it so go ahead, make powerful happy thoughts! I will be always there for you to celebrate together and to hold you tight in my arms when you’ll need to rest your head close to my heart.

I love you my wonderful Anita

Your Dad

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