Son. Brother. First-born. Trail blazer. To you, I feel connected. First-born to first-born. You will know the gift the burden the responsibility the joy of being the first child, the eldest, the leader. You will make waves as you step through life. It is a unique burden to bear, this role of eldest child. You will feel the weight of it for you already feel deeply, you care immensely. The depth of your well of emotion and connection feels bottomless. It is both a blessing and a curse. We are but human after all, there is no roadmap when we are young, no way to know how to hold all that we feel. It can feel like a tidal wave. But you will learn, one day, how to ride it out. You will learn to harness its power, it will be your greatest gift to yourself and to those who are blessed to be loved by you. You are a joyous spirit. You are a lover of life. Cautious but fearless too. Rooted but also adventurous. It is innate in you to care, love, and watch over. Before you could even comprehend in the language we humans have manufactured, you knew. You saw your sister, and with her birth, was born into you the knowledge that she is yours and you are hers. Forever connected, siblings in life and spirit. You will watch over her as you will watch over all. Whoever you grow to be, there are no boxes. Everything lies within you, for you, my sweet Caleb, are boundless potential.