Monday, February 23, 2009

My resignation letter

My Resignation Letter

To Whom it May Concern,

I am hereby officially tendering my resignation as an adult. I have decided I would like to accept the responsibilities of an 8 year-old again.

I want to go to McDonald’s and think that it’s a four star restaurant…

I want to sail sticks across a fresh mud puddle and make a sidewalk with rocks.

I want to think M&Ms are better than money because you can eat them.

I want to lie under a big oak tree and run a lemonade stand with my friends on a hot summer’s day. I want to return to a time when life was simple, when all you knew were colors, multiplication tables, and nursery rhymes, but that didn’t bother you, because you didn’t know what you didn’t know and you didn’t care. All you knew was to be happy because you were blissfully unaware of all the things that should make you worried or upset.

I want to think the world is fair.

That everyone is honest and good.

I want to believe that anything is possible. I want to be oblivious to the complexities of life and be overly excited by the little things again.

I want to live simply again. I don’t want my day to consist of computer crashes, mountains of paperwork, depressing news, how to survive more days in the month than there is money in the bank, doctor bills, gossip, illness, and loss of loved ones…

I want to believe in the power of smiles, hugs, a kind word, truth, justice, peace, dreams, the imagination, mankind, and making angels in the snow.

So . . here’s my checkbook and my car keys, my credit card bills and my stocks. I am officially resigning from adulthood.

And if you want to discuss this further, you’ll have to catch me first, cause……..

……”Tag! You’re it.”

Pass this to someone and brighten their day by helping them remember the Simple things in Life.


I've copied it from Katharine* who has copied it from...

*Wow! I've already copied three great things from her. The woman is amazing! I only take the funny stuff but the whole blog is great! Thank you Katharine.


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Ana said...

You have an interesting blog but I'm so concerned with mental health issues that I'm totally confused about political issues.
Thank you for dropping by.

Gianna said...

oh! that's very beautiful...I thought you had written it...

it's a lovely sentiment...but my childhood was not such a blissful state either...

so I say we find that lost child who still lives inside us and let her show us the wonder of what it's like to see things fresh...because even if she had a pained existence that freshness is there too.

in the process we might want to remind her how deeply loved she is because I know my little girl never knew that...


Ana said...

Neither was mine. It was... well...
The happy moments I remember is when I was playing with my friends at the street of playing with myself.
Also studying but not for school.
I was always curious and I remember breaking a little piano to see how it was made of... lol
And loved to learn. I was very curious about the world and people.
I remember so many things I learned by myself.
Those were the happiest moments.
Eating chocolate too.
Hope you are fine!

Katharine said...

Awww you make me smile really big!!! I love your blog too!!!!! Thank YOU:-)

Ana said...

Thank YOU!