Wednesday, August 15, 2012
A Letter to My Son
Life as you know it is about to change. This won't be the last time, but this is the first significant change that is leading you to adulthood. You will learn and see so much. It is the beginning of the rest of your life.
I really wish I had some great wisdom to impart to you. I hope this little bit will help.
You will meet some amazing and not so amazing people. Friendships will be made and lost. Hold on to the people that enrich your life and let go of the ones that try to tear it down.
Money will be tight. Know that you will become rich with experience and knowledge. No one can take those away from you. LEARN!
Try to pause and enjoy all that is around you. You will miss it later in life...the freedom, excitement, wonder. You will experience them again, but never in the same way.
There will be disappointment. Take what you can from it, but don't let it or hatred rule you. Let go of the negative things because they will only slow you down and make you bitter.
Above all else, know that I love you. You have brought so much joy and wonder to my life. You leave me in awe and humble me. I know that I was not the perfect mother and I've probably let you down. Please never doubt what you mean to me. I would move heaven and earth for you if you need me to do so.
Please enjoy what life has to offer you, be safe and know that you ALWAYS have a place with me.