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Sunday, January 29, 2012

2012 Motto

So I had this sorted out weeks ago but it's taken me this long to post it. As many of you know, each year one of my dearest friends and I select a motto for the year. It is often a reflection of the year we've had which informs how we want to approach the new year. Some have had a comical side, others were, well a little cynical, but generally they are optimistic.

We've both had tough years and gone through a lot. Change has been very prevalent and it will likely be so in 2012. I think the hope is that the changes we go through will be self-driven. Now, we're both realists though so we know that most of time we just have to take what life gives us and make the most of it.

Here is our mantra for 2012: "Life can either be accepted or changed. If it is not accepted, it must be changed. If it cannot be changed, it must be accepted. ~ Unknown"

Having had this in the back of my mind for the last few weeks, I realize how much it's already changing my perspective. I was in a situation I couldn't accept and I know I'm changing it.

Change can be good. Change is scary.

Bring it on.


Mrs. Gamgee said...

Excellent motto! I recently came across a quote that I have claimed as my own sort of motto...

"Motivation is when your dreams put on work clothes." - Ben Franklin

Dreams are important to have, but without work, they won't come true.

areyoukiddingme said...

Change is good. You've picked an excellent motto for the year...

Good Timing said...

Sounds like a lovely motto to me!