More Messages to the Future
I promise to turn old shirts into produce bags.
My act of love will be to use all the power I have, during the rest of my life, to stop climate change.
Dear future generations,
I pledge to you now that I will work tirelessly and with all my willpower so you don’t have to live in a world where you have to worry about the next storm.
I promise to pick up trash at every beach I visit, use metal straws, take quick showers.
I am working every second of my life, with every ounce of my being, to ensure that I am leaving you and your brother a planet that is safe and secure.
Dear future me,
I’m doing this work because I see it as the best way to save and improve as many lives as possible. I’m doing it so you, 2050 Ryan, can look at yourself in the mirror. And so you can tell your kids and grandkids someday that you did everything you could.
To my future Niece,
While I will work my hardest to create any positive change I can, you must continue this quest. You cannot give up hope, and you must always remember that the beauty on this Earth is worth saving.
To my child,
For the pale blue dot we live on, a precious beauty, I try to help.
I promise to ride a bike and take a smart train.
Dear Peyton and Lucas,
I want you to continue to enjoy bright, beautiful, blue skies, gigantic shady trees, chirping birds, scampering squirrels, sparkling creeks and all that this amazing world has to offer!
To my future self,
It is today on March 6th, 2017 that you have made the decision to make a difference in this world.
As I write this, I consider giving up as it sometimes seems that all is lost. But then I think of you.