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  • January 3rd, 2011 | 2:22 PM
Forward

Though it might be the season for retrospectives I'm not buying into it. I am not doing a look back at 2010 because I already spend way too much time look back and wishing I had done things differently. Instead, I'm looking forward.

I'm looking forward into possibilities.

I'm looking forward, sometimes only ten minutes at a time, but that's okay. It's enough.

I'm looking forward because there could be something absolutely amazing waiting for me around the next corner and if I'm turned the wrong direction, I just might miss it.
There are so many stories only you can tell.Tell them, please.



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double_t_t
January 3rd, 2011 11:23 pm (UTC)
I agree with you completely. I'm doing the same thing. I'm tired of looking back and living in the past, and stressing about how I could have done this or that differently. I'm looking forward to the amazing future, and all that it has to offer.

May 2011 be an amazing year for both of us!
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 01:36 am (UTC)
Yes to amazing years for us both!

It's such a hard habit to break, isn't it? The looking back and stressing out over things we perceive we've done wrong. I'd really like to stop doing it.
double_t_t
January 4th, 2011 02:05 am (UTC)
It is a very hard habit to break and one I've struggled with my whole life. It's past time to break that horrible habit. Here's hoping we are both successful in doing just that this year. =)
melissawyatt
January 3rd, 2011 11:34 pm (UTC)
I like that! Me, too!
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 01:33 am (UTC)
Yeah for company along the way.
jamarattigan
January 4th, 2011 12:10 am (UTC)
I feel exactly the same. Let's move forward together!
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 01:33 am (UTC)
Onward, Jama!
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wordsrmylife
January 4th, 2011 02:11 am (UTC)
There is something amazing around one of those corners--you're looking in the right direction.
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 07:17 am (UTC)
I so agree!
boreal_owl
January 4th, 2011 02:29 am (UTC)
Yes! You are so right!
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 07:17 am (UTC)
Thank you! Here's hoping I can keep to the plan.
LisetteBrodey
January 4th, 2011 03:03 am (UTC)
Great minds think alike!
What a great post. Concise and to the point. We all have regrets, but life is short and the more life we live, the more we understand the value of moving on to that which will make us productive and happy. Wishing you a wonderful 2011.
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 07:18 am (UTC)
Re: Great minds think alike!
Thank you. A wonderful 2011 to you too, Lisette!
beckylevine
January 4th, 2011 03:43 am (UTC)
Love this. Yay for you!
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 07:17 am (UTC)
Thanks.
d_michiko_f
January 4th, 2011 10:13 pm (UTC)
Awesome!! here's to forward!!! xoxox

Let's get together soon - post 19th!! xoxo
susanwrites
January 4th, 2011 10:41 pm (UTC)
Yes!

Can't wait to reconnect. I've missed you!
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WHO AM I?



Who am I?I was born on the Cancer/Leo cusp and share a birthday with Ernest Hemingway and Robin Williams. The similarities don't stop there as I can go from depressed to ecstatic without ever passing go. I feel scared most of the time though my friends call me brave and I find it easier to believe in my friends than to believe in my own abilities to make what I want out of my life.

Who am I? A wife, a mother, a daughter, and even, gulp, a grandmother.

Who am I? A writer who never gets tired of playing with words, even when the words are hard to find. A writer of books for children and articles for grown-ups and many things in-between.

Who am I? A motivational speaker, writing instructor, workshop leader and full-time follower of dreams.

Who am I? Read and find out.






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