Its funny that I stumbled upon these letters today. A friend (Duztyn Leonard) mentioned to me just yesterday that he still had the letter that I wrote him, then today I find these. I thought it fitting to share them. All written to me by my Human Services Counselling Class towards the end of my first year. Enjoy..
“You have opened up so much in class and I am so glad i got to learn more about you and your past…. ” -Tiana
“Lesa, you are the epitome of strength, beauty, and courage. By hearing your story…it given me hope….. My wish for you: stay strong, shine on.” -Dawn
“I am so happy I know you better; you’re a wonderful person….. I remember when we were done taping our interview for interviewing and counselling, you told me that your story was once true….. I never told you this before, but that I meant a lot to me….” -Laura Hale
“It was wicked chillin with you. You constantly make me smile.” -Kristal
“I feel comfortable around you. I feel this way because you do not judge and you are an amazing person to be around. I am grateful that you shared it helped and touched me. I hope one day I can be as strong as you are.” -Paula
“Thanks for making this class enjoyable! You always put a smile on my face with your input in our discussions. Thanks for the many laughs” -Alex
“I like the way you are comfortable in your faith. the way your family is huge part of who you are.” -Clive
“Your personality, and the strength that you have are amazing… I am inspired by your courage and by your ability to overcome the things that you have been through…..” -Kim
“I will remember how if you were ever uncomfortable sharing something you would just say, which made me feel like I was not the only one not sharing personal information.” -Vanessa
“I am happy to had the opportunity to get to know you. I feel there was a lot of valuable memories and experiences shared…” -Stacey
“It is your uniqueness that gives freshness and vitality to a relationship. What you think about yourself is much more important than what others think of you. You have a gift that only you can give the world…” – Anthony
“I will always remember your remarkable courage.” -Ryan
“One feeling I get about you is that you are happy person. You always have a smile on your face despite what you’ve gone through. Keep it up!” -Christine
“My memory of you would have to be “I DON’T PLAY GAMES!” So funny your straight to the point. Also your laugh I will remember that too.” -Jennifer
“I always felt inspired and appreciated in your company…My wish for you is that you find a career path that will compliment your strengths and commitment. I hope your energy and intuition will continue to put you in the company of those who need a model of courage, light and humour to guide them out of the dark.” -Nancy
I believe I stumbled upon these letter at the right time. By reading this I am reminded that when you are yourself you have nothing to fear. Although I started then my journey continues and there are many more lives to inspire. I will no longer be busy with others things but that which I started this blog to do.
Wherever you go and whatever you do make an impact. Impart into the lives of those that are brought into your life whether for a season, or a lifetime.