A Love Letter From My 10 Year-Old Self

Me at almost 10 singing my heart out!

Me at almost 10 singing my heart out!

Dear Tara,
When you read this, you will be entering your 40th year on this planet.  As a 10 year-old right now, you may ask, what possible advise can I bestow unto you?  I have not lived as long, and have not experienced everything you surely have experienced.  How can I possible have any wisdom and knowledge to impart?  But I ask you, Tara, to look deep within your heart.  Look at yourself when you were 10 years old.  What do see?  I see someone who was unafraid of life. Someone who allowed their voice to sing.  I sing all the time and everywhere.  Many times the songs are made up in my head, and I sing without abandon, without any hesitation of who might hear, who might look or criticize.  I ask you now, Tara, to look within your heart, within your soul, and sing with all your might.  Let go of FEAR!  Let go of HESITATION!  Let go of what others might say and think.  What they think and say are none of your business anyway.  Sing with all your heart, all your being!  Trust in your inner voice and guide that all your dreams will manifest into reality.  No more holding back.  Sing with every fiber of your being.  Lift your voice to travel with the energy of the universe.  Smile and trust that all will be as it should be, as it always was.  Do not forget this, even in time of doubt, uncertainty or hardship.  You are unique and universal.  You have a beautiful voice.  Let it shine forth!

In Loving Kindness,

Tara at 10 years old