January- Carpe Diem: Seize the Day!

JANUARY

CARPE DIEM: SEIZE THE DAY!

January, the first month of the Julian calendar, is known in Western culture as the time of year to begin anew. Characteristic of January’s association with fresh starts is the time-honored tradition of the New Year’s resolution. “We spend January 1 walking through our lives, room by room, drawing up a list of work to be done, cracks to be patched. Maybe this year…we ought to walk through the rooms of our lives…not looking for flaws, but for potential.” Ellen Goodman’s sentiment is exactly what is meant by Chapter One’s title, “Carpe Diem.” Seize the day, indeed, but also the possibilities for the future. One cannot seize something that does not exist; so this month grab a hold of what you have. Resolve to realize your potential rather than focus on negatives or lack.

Now is the time to close the door on the past and begin a new chapter in your life. But sometimes that is easier said than done. Remember, the caterpillar struggles on its long journey from a nymph. You must take all necessary steps on the path in order to complete the transformation from a grounded caterpillar into a soaring butterfly.

There is no time like the present. Are you ready? In January, seize the day!

th-12

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Endlessly Blogging

Blogging | Complaing | Expressing!

Journey To Somewhere

Read Where My Journey Takes Me

Extra Dry Martini

Straight up, with a twist.

Read Between the Minds

Poetry, Photography and Random Thoughts of Life

What an Amazing World!

Seeing, feeling and exploring places and cultures of the world

glamorpolish

Ocean is made up of gazillion drops of water. So are YOU made up of gazillion ideas...

ultimatemindsettoday

A great WordPress.com site

%d bloggers like this: