I believe I was born for the first time 3 years ago after sleeping for 38 years.

Living life as I was told to live it.

Going to school.

Learning to read and write.

Be polite. Kind. Loving. Marry. Have kids.

And then everything changed. I lost everything.

And nobody told me I could lose it so early on. It hurt a lot because I had nothing else to rely on.

No copying skills.

No inner strength.

No real value of life.

I had to die so I could be reborn.

I had to close my eyes so I could open them again.

I had to stop hearing so I could listen in to life’s real heartbeat.

And I heard everything for the first time.


Hearing the sound of life.

The tears.

The Laughter.

The pain.

The happiness.

It was as if I saw everything for the first time.

And I got it. I got it.

When we are born we are given a body.

That does not mean we are also given a life.

The life part comes much later.

Mostly later.

So if you have a body it does not mean you have a life, and it does not mean you are living.

Some of us were born but were never alive.

We have been told that we live fully when we are young and when our bodies are old we get to stop living.

Your body’s age does not mean anything.

I am 3 years old. I do look like 41.

So if you are using your age as an excuse not to be born then this letter is for you.

I don’t want to hear about how old you are any more and why you can’t be awakened.

Why you can’t live fully.

How old do you have to be to watch the sunset?

How old do you have to be to go for a walk on the beach?

How old do you have to be to paint a painting.

How old do you have to be to go bare foot for the day?

I hope you get this just I got it 3 years ago.

How old are you?

With youth,


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