Live Mindfully

Dear Someone,

This is my first letter to you this year and by far the longest. You are going to need to read it twice because I want you to stop looking back at 2018 and most especially your life and weeping uncontrollably. I sent you several letters last year reminding you never to let yourself stay sad and to understand that by leaving behind your old self and taking a leap of faith into the unknown, you will find out what you are truly capable of becoming.

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Don’t Lose Yourself

Dear Someone,

If you found this letter and you are having a hard time, feeling like you’ve lost yourself instead of finding yourself, mentally and emotionally drained, and are scared of getting hurt again, that means it is for you. I am sending you this letter in the very final moments of my last evening of this glorious year 2018. I do so with so much gratitude and amazement. It is been an awesome year, and I am so excited to see what 2019 will bring for you and me.

As you know, 2019 will be another blank book, and we can’t but trust that God is going to write our story Himself. 2018 might not have started off great but you need to understand that even though you may still be going through a rough time right now, even though it might look like you have dug yourself deep in a pit that would be hard to get out of, you shouldn’t be looking for happiness from the same place you lost it. You shouldn’t be looking at where you fell, but where you slipped.

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Forgive Yourself And Begin Again

Dear Someone,

This letter is for you, you that is looking back at your life in regret instead of looking forward. You that is looking back at your life and can’t identify the person that you have become. You that is looking back at your life and realizing that in a quest of making everyone around happy, you have lost yourself. For everyone that’s looking back at their lives and seeing a series of mistakes and sins, for everyone that’s looking back at 2018 and thinking that 2019 will just get worse up the same, this letter is for you. I don’t know if you are a follower, but I am glad you stumbled on this letter. It’s also a letter for me, to realize how much I have done and what I have become.

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Keep Making A Joyful Noise

Dear Someone,

This letter is for you, you that have been bashed, slandered, misunderstood, mistreated, defamed, despised, disparaged, humiliated, publicly embarrassed and falsely accused of things you know nothing about. This letter is for you, you that was wrongfully terminated from your job because of false accusations from a coworker. This letter is for you, you that’s living in shame and paying a high price because you were falsely accused by your spouse or partner of infidelity or for cheating on them. This letter is for you, you that was not only discriminated against but falsely accused of shoplifting, stealing or involved in a robbery and left for people to start questioning your character.

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Don’t Throw In The Towel

Dear Someone,

This letter is for you, you that is letting a bad breakup cause you to stray away from God. You that’s letting a bad chapter stop you from having a great story. You that’s allowing a bad situation and experience to paralyze you with fear and to define your journey and your entire life.

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Breath and Be

Dear Someone,

I read your email, and I am assuming that you already know why I am sending you this letter. You can’t always wait for the perfect time, or to be perfectly prepared for what doesn’t have your name on it. Sometimes you just have to jump or let go by teaching your heart to accept what cannot be changed. You can’t continue to wait for the “perfect” time to know what’s real. “Perfect” does not exist. It will never come and life is too short to wonder what could have been.

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Be Kind To Yourself

Dear Someone,

If you find this letter, it’s for you, you that is trying to heal from something you can’t share or simply have no one to share it with. You that doesn’t know how to heal from something that has damaged you to your core. You that’s unable to take out time to heal from something that has broken you down the most! This letter is for you, you that have spent too many years drowning in sadness because you didn’t feel like you belonged to yourself.

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