I hope you are well, yourself and your family.
I haven't said anything to answer this email, because every time I open it, words crowd up in my head and I can't pick and choose.
Do I thank you! Do I celebrate in joy!
So I have decided to fully open the faucet.
I am overjoyed, but not just because of the court's decision, but for the whole past 3 years, I'd thank you but.. I can hear your voice in my head, saying "don't thank me, thank god", and believe me, I do thank god, because I was blessed with having known you.
During the last meeting, you said that you have two roles to play concerning me, which is perhaps a hard task, I understand, but .. your absolute role to me is being someone I look up to, learn from, and ...fully respect.
Some people pay for a teacher, others climb mountains to find one, but thank god I was simply blessed with a great one.
I shared with a dear friend, the transition, during those 1st days of "meeting a lawyer named Valeria",.... to my eyes getting wide open to the reality, and I think it's worth being written and published! And I will tell you my side of the story one day, maybe you'll enjoy it.
Yet still, we say "He who thanks not the people, thanks not God", so ..