Often we wonder (in times of self-doubt) if these "epistles" are really making any difference in the lives of those who receive them. Then we get an unexpected phone call from a dear lady who is battling cancer and she assures us that the card she received was timely and much appreciated.
So, friends, if you have been called to put pen to paper and encourage others in this fashion - Write On! Your labour is NOT in vain...in the Lord." - 1 Corinthians 15:58