Your All is Pretty Wonderful

-- A letter to my future daughter-in-law
Typed version


I really enjoy hearing about your work and what you’re accomplishing. I admire your dedication and desire to be successful in your projects as well as how you challenge yourself to be excellent especially when the ambiguities of your work would cause a lot of other people to give up or take short cuts. I think how a person works reflects how they live life and this is one of the many reasons why I know you’re going to be a great wife and mother. Everything you do you give it your all and your all is pretty wonderful. You’re wonderful!

I’m proud of you and I love you!

If a prior Marine, combat veteran, prior police officer, a kid who failed highschool because he wouldn't write a 5 page paper, and a man who didn't tell his mom that he loved her until he was 36 could figure out how to write handwritten love letters...then so can you! You can do it!
Special Notes
  1. To learn more please watch this video!
  2. Each day I write a handwritten letter to my wife, one our children, or their spouses or soon to be spouses. That's a total of 13 people in the rotation!
  3. To respect their privacy I don't use their names when I post their letter online. I just share a little bit about them for context. Also, each person decides which letters to post or not to post--it's completely up to them.
  4. I use different stamps and seal each envelop with's super cool and the letter can even be mailed! In this video I detail some considerations when (if) you buy you're own stamps.
  5. Letters are marked with a (number) and the date so they can be easily referenced in the future.
  6. I post these letters to encourage others to do the same and to give some ideas of what to say. I hope it moves you to reward your loved ones with your own kind, thoughtful, and loving words.

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Don Shomette
Husband, Dad, Personal & Professional Growth Speaker, Trainer, Consultant, & Behavioral Expert

As an inspirational and motivational speaker that also prevents violence, I have the privilege of helping teachers, principals, superintendents, parents, and school resource officers to make our young people and communities to be safe and also feel loved.

I learned a long time ago and have never wavered or swayed from the belief that people are not a problem to be solved but are the prize to be protected, nurtured, and loved.

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