A New Year of New Beginnings

As you begin to move into another new year filled with opportunities for new beginnings, notice what is starting to stir in you.

Allow yourself to connect with any emotions that are rising to the surface.

Pay attention to what synchronicities are suddenly appearing.

What is being awakened within you? What is beginning to bloom around you?

Take a moment to ponder these questions, then read the poem below.

New Year - Possibilities

For a New Beginning

In out-of-the-way places of the heart,
Where your thoughts never think to wander,
This beginning has been quietly forming,
Waiting until you were ready to emerge.

For a long time it has watched your desire,
Feeling the emptiness growing inside you,
Noticing how you willed yourself on,
Still unable to leave what you had outgrown.

It watched you play with the seduction of safety
And the gray promises that sameness whispered,
Heard the waves of turmoil rise and relent,
Wondered would you always live like this.

Then the delight, when your courage kindled,
And out you stepped onto new ground,
Your eyes young again with energy and dream,
A path of plenitude opening before you.

Though your destination is not yet clear
You can trust the promise of this opening;
Unfurl yourself into the grace of beginning
That is at one with your life’s desire.

Awaken your spirit to adventure;
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk;
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm,
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.

~ John O’Donohue

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What new beginning is wanting to emerge for you? What’s already in flow?

Whatever intentions you set for yourself in this new year, choose to align them with the new beginning that’s already being created within you and around you.

Here’s to celebrating a new year that’s perfectly suited for you!

About Tina Games

Tina M. Games is the author of Journaling by the Moonlight: A Mother’s Path to Self-Discovery (an interactive book with an accompanying deck of 54 journaling prompt cards). As a certified creativity and life purpose coach, and a gifted intuitive, she is the “Moonlight Muse” for women who want to tap into the “full moon within” and claim their authentic self, both personally and professionally. Through her signature coaching programs, based on the phases of the moon, Tina gently guides women from darkness to light as they create an authentic vision filled with purpose, passion and creative expression. She lives on Cape Cod in Massachusetts with her husband and their two children.

5 Responses to A New Year of New Beginnings

  1. Christine Animal Healer December 31, 2014 at 10:24 pm #

    I often sit quietly to listen to the whispers of my soul. If I am wise I heed what they are telling me. The new year is the perfect time to go within and begin again. This verse is so lovely in how it tells this tale. Happy New Year, Tina!

  2. Bonnie Nussbaum December 31, 2014 at 11:06 pm #

    I love the poem! I may post it on my mirror…

  3. Kailean January 2, 2015 at 4:52 am #

    Beautiful poem, calling us all to listen to the prompts of our soul. It is so joyful and inspiring to have connected and be in the process of emerging. It is such an adventure as new ideas keep coming and the soul keeps calling.

  4. Teena January 7, 2015 at 1:59 pm #

    Wonderful post Tina! I get excited for new beginnings 🙂 Happy New Year to YOU!

    Teena
    http://www.coupletherapyconnection.com

  5. Patricia January 7, 2015 at 3:16 pm #

    Great post Tina!! Happy New Year to you! LOVED the poem, thanks for sharing! Love the new adventure that this new year will bring! 🙂

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