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A New Year Blessing to Self: An Agent of Positive Personal Change and Development

Posted on January 2, 2012 at 5:10 PM

Forget about it, already. 2011 is history, no doubt, and 2012 is a new year for a new beginning, or an extension of positive development carried forward. Regardless if one plays the game of proclaiming [new] resolutions, or not, like this new year, each day the sun rises from the dusk to usher in the dawn, we may choose perceptions of awareness that lead to greater becoming and spiritual growth; it's an opportunity for change!


But the journey of change, in most cases, is not one that flashes from what was to what is, in an instant. Instituting profound personal augmentation takes courage, commitment, strength and determination. Perhaps this is a road perceived as one of ease or difficulty. Or, maybe the process of change is simply an illusion of either extreme. Ultimately, however one chooses to embrace change, it is certainly an inevitable necessity during the course of living...and even includes crossing over from this [earthly] experience to the next and yet to be determined.


Of necessity, all of life is change. The human experience is therefore no different from, and subject to, the laws of natural living. Thus, it is imperative that one recognizes the benefit(s) of personal, positive transformation during this age in time and space.


What happened last year that must be accomplished this year? What steps were not taken in the direction of manifestation that will be addressed in 2012? Who is responsible for these and similar outcomes? And, who is the agent of personal transformation? In response to these, I can only point the finger at self...gladly!


“Get up, get out and get something” (other than material goods) because change waits for no one, and before you know it, 2013 will be upon us. At that time, some will embrace that which is to come, while others will reflect, negatively, on the past year's misfortunes and internal self-inflicted suffering(s).


The energy of suffering, an emotionally charged perception of discontent, is certainly one that can be redirected for positive impact. Therefore, 2012 can and should be filled with frequent moments of contemplation, solitude, thankfulness and projection – rather than episodes of drama, clutter, complaint and hater-ism.


By eliminating these, one can forge change in an awareness that flows with nature, rather than against it...and a multitude of blessed souls encountered, as time progresses. Happy new year!





T.F. Hodge, author of From Within I Rise

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Reply Sativa60
6:11 PM on January 2, 2012 
A great read for new year reflections. Thank you for sharing your light with the world!

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