Do you have a New Year’s Resolution?
Encouragement can come from the most unexpected places. Have you ever watched the movie, “New Year’s Eve?” A moving moment in the movie was when the character played by Josh Duhamel makes a toast to his deceased father where he repeats the question that his dad used to ask every New Year’s Eve: “What would you do today if you knew you wouldn’t fail?”
When we watched the movie and heard this question, we instantly knew the answer, and it was not long after, that we purchased an abandoned, condemned building.
Other inspirational New Year quotes from the movie are the following.
? “And as you all can see, the ball has stopped half-way to its perch. It’s suspended there to remind us before we pop the champagne and celebrate the New Year, to stop, and reflect on the year that has gone by, to remember both our triumphs and our missteps, our promises made and broken, the times we opened ourselves up to great adventures … or closed ourselves down for fear of getting hurt, because that’s what New Year’s all about, getting another chance, a chance to forgive, to do better, to do more, to give more, to love more, and to stop worrying about what if … and start embracing what will be, so when that ball drops at midnight, and it will drop, let’s remember to be nice to each other, kind to each other, and not just tonight but all year long.”
? “Sometimes it feels like there are so many things in this world we can’t control. Earthquakes, floods, reality shows … But it’s important to remember the things that we can, like forgiveness, second chances, fresh starts … Because the one thing that turns the world from the longing place to a beautiful place … is love. Love and any of its forms. Love gives us hope … Hope for the New Year. That’s what New Year’s Eve is to me. Hope and a great party!”
? “Some people swear there’s no beauty left in the world, no magic. Then, how do you explain the entire world coming together on one night to celebrate the hope of a New Year?”
As an alternative to resolutions, selecting an inspirational word or phrase of the year can bring clarity in guiding your daily actions. Generally, it is a positive, motivational, or action word depending on your goals. The word can be a beacon or anchor in your decision-making process.
We have chosen the word “SHINE.” This word brings back fond memories at church singing “This little Light of Mine, I’m going to let it Shine!” The song not only brings back cherished memories, but the meaning of the lyrics are significant as well. As we pondered the word, it also represents phrases such as “Shine Kindness,” “Rise and Shine,” “Shine Bright,” and “Choose to Shine.”
Here is a sample of motivational words to start brainstorming for a word that might provide inspiration as you embark on your journey in the New Year.
Create your own list of words; oftentimes, there is a theme. Select your favorite from the list of characteristics, and then narrow it down to what inspires you. You could write the word on a post-it note or create a beautiful graphic for inspiration to look at as a reminder. Here is a sample of motivational phrases.
? Celebrate the small successes
? Create healthy habits
? Embrace change
? Live sparkly
? Open your heart
? Seek excellence not perfection
? Take a chance
? Trust your intuition
? New Year, New Start, New You
One year, I spotted a simple card at the Dollar Tree that spoke to me, uplifted my spirits, and made me smile. The card was a cute little monkey with the words “Hang In There!” I still have the card as a constant reminder when I am getting ready each morning that storms do pass, and change often comes with a blessing.
From first kisses to lost loves, as the clock strikes midnight, what is your dream when you ring in the New Year? What would you do if you knew you would not fail? Celebrate love, hope, forgiveness, second chances, and fresh starts. Your journey begins with the first step. Now, go out there and do it!
Happy New Year!! Enjoy a beautiful song “Have a Little Faith In Me” from the “New Year’s Eve” movie.
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