Acceptance and Love

Kyle - Arroyo Grande, California
Entered on March 19, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
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This I Believe

I believe in the power of love,

The healing strength of laughter and childhood,

The fact that everybody dreams,

The equality of all,

The knowledge that someday we can make peace through

love, generosity, and compassion.

But, I do not believe in fate or an omniscient power;

This world is lonely, and you must ride the path of life on your own

I believe that joy is what we’re here for,

I believe that life is short and you only have one chance,

I believe that money gets you no where,

I believe that music is powerful,

that evil is often just confusion, and that we aren’t the only ones on this planet

And I believe that everybody is unique, strong, weak, and brilliant in their own way

And if we can love and accept these people and their individuality, we will know a better world