Letter Of Writing A Letter

1009 WordsMar 26, 20165 Pages
I usually start my letters off by immediately wishing the person well and informing them that I am praying that the letter finds them in great spirits, but I feel like I owe you an apology first. We have been talking about writing one another letters for some time now, but I have been very slow about getting mine to you. I hope you can forgive me. I assure you, once we begin, it will be far more frequent and consistent. I think writing letters is such an intimate way to share your knowledge, experience, and stories with people. Unfortunately, countless people have abandoned letter writing as a form of communication. Sure, I could have written you and email or even texted you, but there is a child in me that finds joy in checking the mail while waiting for a letter. Knowing that a person’s words are enfolded inside an envelope, traveling to and through places that my eyes may never see, all just for me to read is moving. By writing me, you are keeping the hopeless romantic that I have become over these past four years alive. Thank you forgiving me words to read and stories to love. So here it is, the first letter. Honestly, I am not sure where to begin. The last time I saw you, I was an 18-year-old boy who was concluding his first year of college. At that time, if I am remembering correctly, I was secretly fliting with the idea of abandoning the Mount and starting over somewhere else. Obviously, things have changed. Now, four years later, I am flirting with how to take
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