Saturday, January 1, 2011

Begin the New Year

Begin the new year
with love in your heart,
and the year will be better
right from the start.
Resolve to yourself 
to live each day
treating others
in a loving way.

Begin the new year
with a smile on your face,
as you spread your love
in every place.
Throughout the year
as you let your joy show,
lives will be brighter
wherever you go.

Begin the new year,
as you pass through each season,
with hope deep within
that God is the reason
that love and joy
are flowing to you
and will continue
all the year through.

 © Connie Arnold

8 comments:

welcome to my world of poetry said...

Lovely as always Connie.


Happy New Year.
Yvonne.

The Golden Eagle said...

I love the poem. :)

Hoping you have a wonderful New Year!

Sharlyn Guthrie said...

That's great advice! May you have a happy, healthy New Year, Connie.

Debbie Simler-Goff said...

What an uplifting positive poem for the new year!! It would be a good one to commit to memory. :)

Rita said...

Beginnings are always sweet, aren't they? Lovely poetry! I hope your new year is a great one!

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Colleen said...

Great poem. A belated Happy New Year!

Rose said...

great poem for the start of 2011. i hope that this year is safe, happy, and blessed with many good times. take care. Rose