Alicia Keys

American singer, songwriter, record producer, author, and pianist, Alicia Keys shared a letter she wrote to her father as a teenager.

Keys dad wasn’t really around while she was growing up and this had a huge toll on her, leaving her with anger and frustration.

Alicia Keys said ‘healing comes from letting go’ and so she decided to let go of past hurts and truely forgive the man who gave her life:

‘A Letter To My Father

I’ve been waiting for the right moment to share this excerpt with you from #MoreMyself… ⁣ ⁣

In the early part of my teens I wrote this letter to my father, Craig. I wanted nothing to do with him. My words came from a place of vulnerability and longing. At the time it hurt so much to experience what felt like empty promises. I swore I didn’t care, but I did and it affected me deeply. I finally had enough and wrote those words. It’s CRAZY that he kept this letter after all these years. I was so shocked when he first showed me. It was tucked away in a shoe box full of memories. I’m glad he and I can look back at it now as a sign of how far we’ve come ✨🙏🏽⁣

If you feel moved to share, send me a deep relationship that you have had to remove from your life, or one that has been mended, or that you want to see evolve, or are working on changing. ⁣

I think it’s so powerful that relationships have their own path. And sometimes they are meant to heal…. ⁣

Regardless though, most of the time the healing comes from letting go. ⁣

What are your thoughts?⁣

Sending u my love, light and strength #moremyself #cheerstotheevolution 🥂 🥂 ⁣

More Myself is available now.

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I’ve been waiting for the right moment to share this excerpt with you from #MoreMyself… ⁣ ⁣ In the early part of my teens I wrote this letter to my father, Craig. I wanted nothing to do with him. My words came from a place of vulnerability and longing. At the time it hurt so much to experience what felt like empty promises. I swore I didn’t care, but I did and it affected me deeply. I finally had enough and wrote those words.  It’s CRAZY that he kept this letter after all these years. I was so shocked when he first showed me. It was tucked away in a shoe box full of memories. I’m glad he and I can look back at it now as a sign of how far we’ve come ✨🙏🏽⁣ ⁣ If you feel moved to share, send me a deep relationship that you have had to remove from your life, or one that has been mended, or that you want to see evolve, or are working on changing. ⁣ ⁣ I think it’s so powerful that relationships have their own path. And sometimes they are meant to heal…. ⁣ ⁣ Regardless though, most of the time the healing comes from letting go. ⁣ ⁣ What are your thoughts?⁣ ⁣ Sending u my love, light and strength #moremyself #cheerstotheevolution 🥂 🥂 ⁣ ⁣ More Myself is available now.

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