Monday, December 24, 2012
Also, watch "Elf" and laugh your head off. "National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation" is also a favorite at our house. We watch it every year! "Clark, I don't wanna spend the holidays dead!"
Merry Christmas, Krista. Another year is almost past and in a few more days you'll be 24 years old. Don't be depressed about getting another year older. It's not the end of the world, despite what those crazy people with signs think. It really isn't. I can't actually give you a Christmas gift, so I want to give you a few words of advice. From the past to help your future.
Don’t be afraid of failure or disappointment. It comes, just as the rising and setting of the sun. You can’t help it, but you can be strong. You are not worthless because you don’t have a man by your side. You don’t need a husband to define who you are. Maybe, you can get to a point where God will introduce you to your husband, but for right now it’s okay to be single. I’m comfortable with it. There’s no need to dress up for someone or not act like yourself. You’ll find someone that loves you. Someday. He’ll be better than Prince Eric from “The Little Mermaid” or Mr. Darcy. He’ll be your husband. Well, our husband. That sounds a little strange, but it makes sense.
Don’t think that you haven’t done anything with your life. You are an author, despite not being in a bookstore. You’ll get there. You’ve written FIVE novels at this point in your life. FIVE! That’s quite an accomplishment. I’m hoping that in November for NaNoWriMo that you wrote a SIXTH novel, the sequel to “Nameless”. You are a wonderful writer and I’m not just saying that because I’m you. Again, confusing but it makes sense. You’ve wanted to be a writer since you were a little girl. Partly because of the stories that Stephanie would leave in the shared bathroom, but also because you loved to read. We love reading and writing. It’s our purpose in life.
Anyway, have a Merry Christmas, whether you are with family or not. And have a happy 24th birthday in a few days!
ME (or you)
Merry Christmas to all of you! :)