Beginning today I will no longer worry about yesterday.
It is in the past
and the past will never change.
Only I can change
by choosing to do so.

Beginning today I will no longer worry about tomorrow.
Tomorrow will always be there,
waiting for me to make the most of it.
But I cannot make the most of tomorrow
without first making the most of today.

Beginning today I will look in the mirror
and I will see a person
worthy of my respect and admiration.
This capable person looking back at me
is someone I enjoy spending time with,
and someone I would like to get to know better.

Beginning today I will cherish each moment of my life.
I value this gift bestowed upon me in this world
and I will unselfishly share this gift with others.
I will use this gift to enhance the lives of others.

Beginning today I will take a moment to step off the beaten path
and to revel in the mysteries I encounter.
I will face challenges with courage and determination.
I will overcome what barriers there may be which
hinder my quest for growth and self-improvement.


Beginning today I will take life one day at a time,
one step at a time.
Discouragement will not be allowed to taint my positive self-image,
my desire to succeed,
or my capacity to love.

            Beginning today I walk
    with renewed faith in human kindness.
     Regardless of what has gone before,
            I believe there is hope
                    for a brighter                      
                 and better future.

                    Beginning today I will open my mind
            and my heart.
    I will welcome new experiences.
I will meet new people.
I will not expect perfection from myself, nor anyone else:
perfection does not exist in an imperfect world.
But I will applaud the attempt to overcome human foibles.


Beginning today. . .   I am responsible for my own happiness
and I will do things that make me happy . . .
admire the beautiful wonders of nature,
listen to my favorite music,
pet a kitten or a puppy, soak in a bubble bath . . .
pleasure can be found in the most simple of gestures.

Beginning today I will learn something new;
I will try something different;
I will savor all the various flavors life has to offer.
I will change what I can and the rest I will let go.
I will strive to become the best me I can possibly be.

                    Beginning today.
                    And every day. 1
and learn how empowering it is to love yourself. 2

Sometimes we need to be reminded
that no matter how much the Creator loves us,
we need to also love ourselves through His/Her eyes.  
3
In searching for our true life path we often forget
to look into our hearts and find self-love.  

Love of self is not selfish,
but allows us to bring greater joy and love
into our hearts . . .
when we FIRST love ourselves unconditionally.  

Remove the judgment and self-criticism
from your life, and begin to love yourself
the way you would love your child,
your pet,
your best friend.
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Acknowledgements:
[1]  -Beginning Today ~Penny White
[2] -Alisann 2/09/04
[3]
~anon
Beginning Today
MorningStar Inspirations from
Dawn Cove Abbey
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From the eBook: "One! The Journey hOMe", by Klaas Tuinman MA, © 2007-2017

Questions and comments welcomed.