Letter To Your Voice
Here is a silent vocal exercise that will take you just five or ten minutes. Write a letter to your voice. Pull out a piece of paper or even a napkin, whatever you like to write on. Simply write, “Dear Voice...” and try not to censor what comes through you, just write. Take this opportunity to communicate with the parts of your voice that are still hiding and invite them to come out of the shadows. Our voice and how we express it in the world is simply an extension of our self and our creative energy. Let this be a letter of encouragement. Ask for what you need, for what you want, and for what you secretly long for in your life. Let this letter be a chance to clarify your visions. Roar or whisper onto the page.
Once the letter is finished, put it in an envelope and address it to yourself. Then put it in the care of a close friend and ask them to send you the letter in six months time. Choose someone who will remember!
I have done this both personally and introduced it numerous times in my workshops. There is really something quite profound about receiving a letter from yourself. We offer compassion to others so easily, but we often miss giving our own voice the wisdom and encouragement it deserves.
I miss you. I miss the raw poetry that comes from deep within you. I see us swinging in the trees like stars on fire. I need to make time for you to emerge and take flight. You embrace me with such courage and you fill me with love and strength to carry on. Don’t be scared to be bold, to be different. To be continued....