What a sweet letter this LDS mom composed for her soon-to-be-born daughter about navigating the difficulties of life and about love only a mother can express.
Dear sweet heart,
I love you more than words can express. I want to write you this letter so that I can tell you some things I wish I had known when I was younger.
First of all, I want you to know that your father and I have a love for you stronger than all the oceans and winds combined. I want you to know that we will always try and give you the best life we can. However, that does not always mean we will give you what you want. I want you to know that sometimes we will tell you no. If we do it's not because we are trying to be mean and keep you from doing all the things the other kids are doing, it's because we care about you and want to keep you safe.
I want you to know that it's okay to not always be okay! I cannot stress this enough. You do not always have to be strong and you do not always have to hide your emotions. I know it can be hard, but emotions are not weakness, they are strengths.