January 1, 2014 29 Comments
Today is an unusual day; a day you don’t get very often.
Today you get to start over.
Today is the day that starts with many of your Yes’s being No’s and many of your No’s being Yes’s.
Today is the day you begin breaking habits, and creating new ones.
Don’t underestimate the importance of today.
If you’ve resolved to read a chapter in a book every day, today is the day to start.
If you’ve resolved to pray every day this year, then do it. Today.
Five years from now, you have the chance to look back and see a clear line drawn in the sand of time and you can say, “I haven’t smoked since the last day of 2013. 2014 was the start of my best year ever.”
If you’ve resolved to exercise this year, today is the day to start.
Because if you don’t, you likely never will.
Today is the day to say no to what you said yes to yesterday.
No to the carbs, to too much TV, to porn, to sarcastic comments, to bad attitudes, to cursing, to honking too much, to raising your voice in arguments, to arguing for arguing’s sake…
Today is also the day to start saying yes to what you said no to yesterday.
Yes to exercising, to smiling, to laughing, to giving, to singing, to dancing, to writing that book you’ve been meaning to write, to reading, to hugging your spouse, to hugging your kids, to counseling, to applying to better jobs, to getting those paint canvases, to starting that business…
Today is much different from yesterday.
Yesterday was the end of a long string of failures and upsets.
Today is the beginning of good choices and a better attitude.
Nothing changes over night, but change can begin in one day.
One January day.
One day like today.
Don’t miss it.
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