Written By BARBARA DIAMOND
Tim and Mary Ellen Smith were devastated when their 12-year-old daughter, Taylor, passed away. On January 5, 2014, Taylor died suddenly from complications due to pneumonia. She was creative, quirky and intelligent.
The grieving parents began the gut-wrenching task of sorting through Taylor’s earthly belongings. That’s when they discovered a note Taylor had addressed to herself, but only to read in the year 2023. Tim and Mary Ellen where shocked — not by the fact their daughter had written a letter to her future self, but by what she had written. Hearing their daughter’s voice again provided such unexpected comfort that they shared her words with their ministry, and later, the world.
Scroll down to read what Taylor had to say to her 22-year-old self…