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This New Year

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Another new year

firmly closing last year

as I step into new possibilities

endless discipline

of mind and heart

practicing pure thoughts

never slipping back

to places where my sinful nature roams

It is a balancing of will and choice

knowing those decisions will affect me

and the bad ones

hold me back

and have me living

in fear and regret

The new year

rings out

and calls me forward

with new dreams and visions

challenging me with endless possibilities

and unfulfilled purpose

striving to find something

and somewhere

I have never been before

This new year comes

and beckons me

whispering hope and reprieve

from sadness of the past

It gestures to me

and makes a silent promise

“maybe this year”, I say

I will find that new purpose

and way to share my gifts

do the thing

created especially for me

This new year

sparks of promise

and hope

as I build on what I’ve learned thus far

let go of the past

with its many mistakes

and stumbles

and strain toward that goal

and that prize

set up especially for me

where I have failed before

maybe

just maybe

it will be

this new year

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Comments on: "This New Year" (6)

  1. Beautiful, Cindy. I feel the same way!

  2. Blessings on your new year!

  3. Good stuff, Cindy…good stuff!

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