Moving on is necessary to every person. Although we find ourselves somehow averted to this phase in our lives, there comes a time when we see no other option but to surrender to it and face whatever awaits us outside our comfort zones.
It takes a great deal of courage to surrender and to face something that we fear, but you must remember that you won’t be a part of this ceremony if your teachers deemed that you are still unprepared to face the challenges of reality. Failures will be inevitable, but is what you do during those valleys that will determine the heights of you peaks. It is through these challenges that you will be able to make use of what you learned from this University. Other than that, you have untold strengths and resources that you will soon discover as you come face to face with your life’s battles. From these battles that you may win or lose, you shall discover your glorious self.
There will also come a time in your lives when you have to decide who you really want to be: you can choose to be your own self or you may also decide to be like someone you admire. If you decide to prosper by being your own self, never hesitate to show the world what you can do; and when you choose to be like someone else, make sure that you pick that person wisely. Everything you do shall leave a mark; hence, choose what is good in order to be a blessing to the people around you.
We are not bestowed with the power to predict what will happen in the future. However, we should always remember that what we will become in the future lies not on fate but on the decisions that we make.
Goodluck to all the Graduates and Congratulations!