Ryan offered this letter to our church at the end of 2021. I am sharing it with you because he is better at words these days than I am.
I have believed in you ever since I was a little girl, and I am so happy to say with confidence that I am on your Nice list again this year.
It must be a strange experience to have an injury that your family does not know about. We keep writing you letters as if nothing has happened.
I imagine that, like me, you want an answer: something to eat or do or break or understand that will make the difference, make this bearable.
Benefit Number Eighty-Three of spending time with extended family: You learn something new every day. On Saturday I got to browse through reams of old letters, recently collected and filed by my aunt. I learned a lot about my family–most of it classified, concerning things like family tiffs and first kisses. But. I had no idea […]