A letter to myself

Sushmita Das
Posted October 27, 2020 from India

Well till today, I had been writing blogs and articles to inspire and empower other girls and women. But today I want take some time for myself and write few words to empower "my being". It's a letter to Sushmita.

Dear Sushmita,

This world has all kinds of people co-existing and sharing the same land with one another. You have seen the world as you have been shown by the people. Someone's actions may irk you and at the same time many will surprise you with their kindness and humility. 

Don't get swayed by both the kinds of people. They are right in their own ways and are just playing the roles assigned to them. These are pre-determined events which will inevitably take place in your life. Situation and people will be inconceivable to you. Perhaps your loved ones will also Aghast you with their unprecedented words and actions. At times, this place will appear to be an unjust and unfair. 

But darling remember one thing, God has sent you because he has chosen you to accomplish the tasks assigned. The task is "not just to live your life only for yourself" rather to devote your thoughts, words and actions to those who are in need, live for those who have are despair and have no one in their lives, be an anchor for those who have no support to stand with themselves.

Your life is the battlefield and you, are the crusader who will definitely win the battle and safeguard her army. 

And the day you will be breathing your last breathe, your soul will feel worth living in your body for the deeds that she (the soul) could deliver to the society.

At last I want to say to you darling-"ONE LIFE, LIVED FOR OTHERS, IS WORTH LIVING"

Yours truly 

Sushmita( the older version of you)

Well till today, I have been writing blogs and articles to inspire and empower other girls and women. But today I want to take some time for myself and write a few words to empower my being. It's a letter to Sushmita.

 

Dear Sushmita,

 

This world has all kinds of people coexisting and sharing the same land with one another. You have seen the world as you have been shown by the people. Someone's actions may irk you and at the same time many will surprise you with their kindness and humility. 

 

Don't get swayed by both the kinds of people. They are right in their own ways and are just playing the roles assigned to them. These are pre-determined events which will inevitably take place in your life. Situation and people will be inconceivable to you. Perhaps your loved ones will also Aghast you with their unprecedented words and actions. At times, this place will appear to be unjust and unfair. 

 

But darling remember one thing, God has sent you because he has chosen you to accomplish the tasks assigned. The task is "not just to live your life only for yourself" rather to devote your thoughts, words and actions to those who are in need, live for those who are in a state of despair and have no one in their lives, be an anchor for those who have no support to stand with themselves.

 

Your life is the battlefield and you are the crusader who will definitely win the battle and safeguard her army. 

 

And the day you will be breathing your last breath, your soul will feel worth living in your body for the deeds that she (the soul) could deliver to the society.

 

At last I want to say to you darling-"ONE LIFE, LIVED FOR OTHERS, IS WORTH LIVING"

 

Yours truly 

 

Sushmita( the older version of you)

 

This story was submitted in response to My Voice, Our Equal Future.

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Sheroo
Oct 27
Oct 27

Hie Sushmita,
I really loved the letter you wrote to yourself it so full of life and life experiences.....many a times we tend to write and do things for the world and lose ourselves in the process, we even forget that we also need some inspiration, even from ourselves. To show yourself some love hear and there is a good thing....this letter really had me reflecting on my personal journey too. I will take a step back and write to myself too. Thanks you so much.

I also loved this part, "At last I want to say to you darling-"ONE LIFE, LIVED FOR OTHERS, IS WORTH LIVING"

I share the same sentiments and living my life for others has brought me joy a lot of times. Just seeing someone succeed or smile because of you...its the best feeling in the world for me

Keep writing and inspiring us with your voice
#My Voice, Our equal future
Sharon

Sushmita Das
Oct 28
Oct 28

Thank you very much for reading it with such beautiful emotions.
I'm glad that you liked. And yes do write a letter to yourself while writing you will realise your potential that you possess as I too felt the same felt really good after writing and sharing with you all.
Thank you

Hello, Sushmita,

This is a powerful letter you wrote to yourself. It shows what a beautiful woman you are. In this world, it takes courage to care. Like Sheroo, this, too, resonates with me, "ONE LIFE, LIVED FOR OTHERS, IS WORTH LIVING". In this culture that promotes self to the point of self-centeredness, this is a courageous message. I have discovered it, too, and science proves it as well, that showing kindness to others is what makes us truly happy.

Continue to do that task God sent you to do. We need more people who listen to their calling. Thank you for embracing yours. Have a great day!

Sushmita Das
Oct 29
Oct 29

Thank you very much Karen for your encouraging words
Your words are really powerful to create wonders in others.
Thank you for always motivating and supporting me.

maeann
Oct 29
Oct 29

Helo Sushmita :) How are you?

I like how you write a letter to yourself. How you keep encouraging her and that she has one life, lived for others is worth living for. I believed we should.

Thank you for sharing.

Sushmita Das
Oct 29
Oct 29

Hi Maeann, I'm absolutely doing good. Hoping the same at your end.
Thank you so much reading this letter.
Appreciate your words from the bottom of my heart.

Tamarack Verrall
Oct 29
Oct 29

Hi Shushmita,
What a great reminder to take time to say hello to ourselves and to have a conversation with ourselves about the meaning of these lives we have. Like Karen, this was so encouraging to see: " "ONE LIFE, LIVED FOR OTHERS, IS WORTH LIVING". When we take the time to consider who we are and what we are here to do, I cherish finding others who have at heart the love of others.

ARREY- ECHI
Oct 30
Oct 30

Dear Sushmita,
Thank you for this letter to yourself. Sometimes,
We do need to take stock and think about us too, encourage us and then have the energy to encourage more. I like the line 'One life, lived for others is worth living'
May that line resonate in us as we move on to continue to impact others.

Adriana Greenblatt
Oct 30
Oct 30

Dear Sushmita, wow what a power packed post. This is such a crucial reminder to all of us to do this excercise regularly at this time, to rejuvinate and reconnect with ourselves, and you have done this courageously, and even better, shared with us!! This was deep:
"Your life is the battlefield and you, are the crusader who will definitely win the battle and safeguard her army.
And the day you will be breathing your last breathe, your soul will feel worth living in your body for the deeds that she (the soul) could deliver to the society." Wow. just wow. Thank you for reminding us all that self-recognition and taking the time to reconnect is part of our journey to help society.
Massive hugs from Canada!
Adriana

Sujit
Oct 30
Oct 30

Hi Sushmita

Lots of well wishes to you - you have crossed a milestone, transcended barriers that discourage women to empower the self. Wish you lots of courage and good will for this journey.

Sujit

Marie Abanga
Oct 30
Oct 30

Dear Sushmita,

Thanks for sharing your soul letter to self with us all. I remember when I just joined World Pulse and my 2nd post was equally a letter to my younger self. Life indeed has ups and down dear, we keep striving to thrive and now know that we have to always remember to take care of ourselves each step of the way.
Light and love
Marie

Sushmita Das
Oct 30
Oct 30

Thank you very much Marie for your lovely words.
You are very right life is full of ups and downs and we have to face them with courage.
Thanks for reading this letter.
Love and blessings
Sushmita

Steph L
Nov 23
Nov 23

Thank you for these reminders Sushmita. One principle I live by is that "There is a positive intention motivating every behavior", I might not be 100% sure every time, but this principle certainly makes my life easier.