Dear future me,
I hope that today you are the person you always set out to be.
I hope you accomplished everything that they said you could never do.
How many lives do you change in a day?
Do you speak out for what is right, or sit there regretting your silence?
I hope you are what I’m not.
I hope you speak out with such a voice that everyone around you can hear it even when you aren’t speaking.
I want you to have power in the way you speak, giving light into someone’s world filled with darkness.
I hope you live as if you are the only one capable of making a difference.
You don’t need to have your name written in the text of history book, but you need to live, to make your words give life to the ones who thought they don’t deserve one.
When you read this letter, I hope you are somewhere in the arms of your loved one.
I hope you still remember your past, and pass on your story to those who need to hear it most – to show them they are not alone.
I hope you achieved that brighter, happier life you used to dream about when you were younger.
I hope all your dreams becomes your reality, and
I hope that eventually your nightmares dissolved into the depths of your past – never haunting you again.
I hope that you one day took off the mask that hid the truth.
I hope that you broke down the barriers you built and learned to trust someone – really trust them – somewhere along the journey.
I hope that you look into the mirror with a true smile and be proud of what you see.
I hope that you learned to break through the surface of water drowning you anxiety.
I hope that you now see the world from a whole new perspective, and learned to enjoy the sun more then the rain.
Most of all, I hope you learned to speak. To speak in such a voice that embroiders your words onto a heart that needed them most.
I hope you are happy, and teach ones who are like the old you to be happy as well.
I hope that today you are the person you always set out to be”.
Submitted by Naman Markan , ABVIIITM , Ashok Nagar