Monday, January 2, 2012

Ed Negron's Daily Motivation 1-2-2012

Monday, January 2, 2012
Today's Gift
Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right. ~Oprah Winfrey
Reflection for the Day
In the old days, I saw everything in terms of forever. Endless hours were spent rehashing old mistakes. I tried to take comfort in the forlorn hope that tomorrow would be "different." As a result, I lived a fantasy life in which happiness was all but nonexistent. No wonder I rarely smiled and hardly ever laughed aloud. Do I still think in terms of "forever"?

Today I Pray
May I set my goals for the New Year not at the year-long mark, but one day at a time. My traditional New Year's resolutions have been so grandly stated and so soon broken. Let me not weaken my resolve by stretching it to cover "forever" - or even one long year. May I reapply it firmly each new day. May I learn not to stamp my past mistakes with that indelible word, "forever." Instead, may each single day in each New Year be freshened by my new-found hope.
Today I Will Remember
Happy New Day!
From the book A Day at a Time (Softcover) by Anonymous
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