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Thursday, July 20, 2006

Dear Aimee

I hope this letter finds you doing well…blah, blah, blah… Look, here’s the deal. I’ve been meaning to tell you some things but I’m the voice that rarely speaks loud enough for you to hear. You’re a pretty smart girl and you’ve been given a lot of good advice lately. Weed through it, choose what you think might work for you and give it shot. Nobody gives advice with the intention to hurt you so you don’t have much to lose. Go for it…look in the mirror and make a decision. Purge from your life, the materialistic things you don’t need, find creative ways to express kindness and love to others and be patient with your existence. Love yourself and learn from this moment. Slow down and allow your thoughts to connect, your being to feel, and the joy within to burst from its present cage. Don’t be afraid to ask for help and don’t be too prideful to accept it. You don’t have all the answers and that’s okay. Only after you understand what it means to love yourself, can you set expectations for others. This is not the end. In fact, no matter how small your steps are right now, let me remind you that they’re in the right direction…and even if you have to crawl for a while, the mere fact that you are moving is just as much an accomplishment as a full-on run.

6 Comments:

Blogger aunt kim said...

smart author...words to live by! Best advice? "Don't be afraid to ask for help". We can all use it sometimes! Love ya!!!

6:18 AM  
Blogger my pink sky said...

perfect.

9:51 AM  
Blogger b/sistersshoes said...

How old are you????

From this youth, words of wisdom do spring...

no familiar author....just me ;)

Have a great weekend sweetie

lovins
xo d

12:38 PM  
Blogger Turquoise CRO said...

Happy Week-end Aimee! No, I don't create every day, but I sure would like to! If YOU seeeeee a collage you really like, I'll send you a print of it! My email is on my Crostuff on my Blog's sidebar! xo (it may seem like baby steps or a crawl but look how far YOU have already come in your nursing! Cheers! to YOU sweetie!)Now, don't be shy, if YOU seeeeeee one or 2 YOU really like let me know!

6:32 PM  
Blogger Simply Me said...

Mark Twain once said:

Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.

Blessings,

5:59 PM  
Blogger la vie en rose said...

sounds like you inner self is giving you some wise and very loving advice...take it...

12:04 PM  

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