I adopted it immediately because i felt it as a way to spread benevolence in the univers for all beings.
If you want to know more about this practice , sharon Salzberg wrote a very detailed article about it.
So friends, this is my prayer for you today "May you be happy, may you be well, may you be safe, may you be peaceful and at ease". Just saying it is soothing.
And i will add to it some personal wishes. May you find light if some dark thoughts sadden you.I am especially thinking of you, american friends who didn't vote for the candidate of hate, my heart is with you.
May you be loved.
May you have some good books to read.