Finding love letters~
June 10, 2011
My dearest Zoe,
Today is your 18th birthday. You are a joy in my life. You fill my heart with love and light. And, I am so proud of the young woman you have become. I know you will find this love letter - today, or later when you feel a gentle inner urge to look.
Always remember to follow your inner voice Zoe. It will guide you in perfect ways and never lead you astray. Even if the present moment appears dark, trust that the light of dawn will soon be approaching.
God has a divine plan for you, my angel.
Whenever you feel lost, lonely, disappointed, or confused open your jewelry box and read this love letter again. I am always with you.
With love and gratitude,
your mama bear~
Well, it took my clever daughter less than 48 hours to open the secret compartment of the jewelry box and find my letter. She came out of her room, crying, and just hugged me. We stayed in this embrace for a long time.
These are the moments that we capture in our hearts and preserve for eternity ~
Yes, there are so many times in our lives that are hard, challenging, confusing, and disappointing. But, if we take the time to sink into the fullness of our lives, we will also remember all of the amazing, uplifting, loving, and precious moments that fill us with joy and gratitude. The light always dispels the dark.
Sink into your gratitude~