A few years back, I wrote a letter to my mom describing my perspective on life and myself.
While there was no urgent need to write such a letter, I had a deep desire to affirm for her, as her youngest child, that I have accepted the challenges I’ve faced and chosen to move forward despite the hardships. I wanted her to know that I was mentally and emotionally good with how life has unfolded for me.
As I was thinking about what to write, I kept returning to the word “happy.” Ultimately, I wanted my mom to know that I was happy with my life and fulfilled with the journey I’ve been on. I’m not a parent, but I have heard parents often say they just want their kids to be happy. I’m glad to say that I am.
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