Celebrating the birth and christening of

Ralph William Knight Gould

Born 13th September 2007, Christened 1st February 2009
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Look to this day!

For it is life, the very life of life.

In its brief course

Lie all the verities and realities of your existence:

The bliss of growth

The glory of action

The splendour of achievement

Are but the experiences of time

For yesterday is but a dream

And tomorrow only a vision,

But today well lived makes every yesterday

A dream of happiness

And tomorrow a vision of hope.

Look well, therefore, to this day!

Such is the salutation to the dawn.

From the Sanskrit (read by Poppa Will at your christening)

Dearest Ralph,

May this grove of trees symbolise your growth and your life. Let's go and see it together one day.

With best love

Poppa Will and Mumma Bill

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