Ever wish you could go back in time and give the younger version of you some advice and encouragement? The Defying Shadows Team has decided to do just that. We sat down and wrote letters to our teenage selves. Enjoy!
Dear Teenage Melanie:If I could go back and tell you all I know now, bestow upon you all I’ve learned, I don’t think you could understand it all the way you’d need to best. But if I could issue you warnings and wisdom that would make sense to you at the right times, this is what I’d tell you:*Listen to Mom and Dad. They may not always make sense now, but everything they do is out of love and protection for you so pay attention and be respectful.*You deserve better. Don’t ever let anyone make you feel like you deserve less, like you should tolerate mistreatment, or…
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