The End or The Beginning?

mayanWell, tomorrow is the end of the Mayan calendar.  A 400 year cycle is over and a new one is about to begin.  A new cycle, a new year, something that we are fortunate enough to experience in our lifetime. 

So how about this? Instead of worrying about the world ending tomorrow, let’s make this a time of reflection, meditation and coming to terms with where we are in this life, how we got where we are, and where we want to go from here.

There are only 11 days left in 2012.  Now is a good time to list out New Years resolutions.  I personally prefer to call them New Years Commitments because then it sounds like a contract, a binding agreement.  I don’t want to “promise” I will do this or that, I want to list out my goals and commit to seeing them through.

As for the new cycle or the turning of the Mayan calendar, let us start a new era, one of paying it forward.  Start tomorrow, do something kind for someone you see during the day.  Appreciate the people around you, pick up trash if you see it, open a door if needed, help if you can.  If we all truly seek to be the change we want to see in the world, then the world will indeed change.

Cherry Coley (c)

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Life is a gift, not to be wasted or taken for granted. I believe life is a journey, that we are put here for a purpose that each of us has to discover within ourselves. Each day we are given is a new opportunity to seize the moments, the experiences that make up our individual journey. I have seen my share of storms along the way, but have learned that with faith and good friends, there is nothing that you can’t face, learn from, and come out growing stronger from the experience. I have many interests, hobbies and passions. Writing, art, and expanding my knowledge about why people believe what they do, including studying different religions and cultures, becoming a Life Coach, practicing Reiki, and spending time with my girls, are some of my passions. Interests include: studying history, science, physics, walking/running, learning yoga, Pilates, trying new recipes, finding new and interesting places to visit, spending time with friends, learning new ways of doing things, guitar, piano, writing songs, photography, and painting and so much more than I could name here. I enjoy meeting new people, trading stories, ideas and sharing experiences. I love going to plays and concerts, and encouraging others to be their best while finding myself along the way. Cherry Coley (c)
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7 Responses to The End or The Beginning?

  1. Kathy says:

    For the first time in a long time I knelt at the side of my bed in prayer. I asked for a new beginning. To be a better person. To live a better life. It was a prayer of starting over from where I am now. A few minutes later my cell vibrated with this post. Thank you for sharing your thoughts.

  2. Thank you, Kathy, I have been doing a lot of that very thing the last few days myself. I am thankful to be in a place where I can begin again. I believe we can, have a better life, be a better person, and start over. Thank you for sharing. Praying for you.

  3. Ed says:

    Well its Friday and we are still here…so much for that..:-))))

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  5. Whenever the end of this world will be, nobody will know it…
    But till then, every day is a new beginning.
    Much love to you, dear Cherry. >:*<
    Ela

  6. Happy New Year, my dear Cherry, I wish you happiness, health, prosperity, may all your dreams and projects come true!!!!
    Ela

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