Pleasant situations weave golden memories but the not-so-pleasant situations, at times shake us to the root and we are left shattered. Then comes the never-ending depression phase of our life, which is overloaded with regrets, worries, grief, sadness, dejection; and our life becomes depression-overloaded; just like a pizza menu which reads veggie-overload, cheese-overload, chicken-overload, etc. And we spend hours looking at the closed door without realizing a window has already opened for us. We get engulfed with cares, worries, and so much responsibility that we cannot even enjoy the beauty and glories of life. Our efficient involvement in the dull routine of daily life, deprives us to enjoy the beauty of nature that exists all around us. Soon we feel our life is ebbing away. Here comes the question – what is this life so full of worries if we have no time to stand and stare?
Life is a great humdrum affair which often ranges from a pickled morning to a savory evening. No matter how we perceive life, it moves on. It doesn’t stop by to glance at our cheerful face or tear-stained face. And by the virtue of the swiftness of life, we too keep moving, without realizing life often begins at the end of our comfort zone.
Let us forget the sorrowful verses which impel us to believe life is a hollow and meaningless dream. Life is not so shady or worthless as it looks like and it has much more potential than we can think of. Every moment is a fresh beginning. We often think by taking a big step in our life, we can make a new beginning, but let us not forget that a journey of thousand miles is determined by those small steps that we take. When dark clouds of uncertainty encircle us and disparity rains down on us, we can spark a new beginning by learning to dance in the rain instead of waiting for it to pass.
Every day of your life is a new beginning, not just the first day of the year. Regard every day as the beginning of your new, better and happier life. Start every day of the year with feelings of happiness and with the anticipation that great and wonderful things are going to happen. Regardless of your circumstances, begin every day of the year with a smile, hope and expectations. Every day, restate your goals and your decisions for your new, happy and successful life.
You don’t have just one opportunity to carry out a decision or achieve a goal. If you failed to carry them out, you don’t need to wait for the beginning of the next year. You can make a new resolution every day, and you can start again every day, if you failed in your first, second or even third attempt.
“Every day is a new beginning. Treat it that way. Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
– Marsha Petrie Sue