NEW YEAR’s Resolutions GRATULATIONS
Recognizing the Cage of Resolutions
As New Year’s comes around, we might be asked by many, “What are your new year’s resolutions?”… which unconsciously stems from regrets. After all, the very definition of resolution references a problem.
Res·o·lu·tion – rezəˈlo͞oSH(ə)n : the action of solving a problem, dispute, or contentious matter.
Synonym: solution to, answer to, end to, ending to, settlement of, conclusion to
Should I choose from the menu of regrets for what didn’t occur last year or the menu of regrets for what did occur that I wished had not? I’d like to ask you: When focusing on what went wrong or what didn’t go right, do you have a greater sense of you or a lessened sense of you?
Regrets are only judgments!
- Judgments about what’s wrong with you.
- Projections about what you should have done that you didn’t.
- Expectations about how you could have been more than you were.
- Rejections of what you have begun creating, that just hasn’t completely actualized yet.
- Separations from the awareness-es that desire to be acknowledged.
Every way I look at it, I see how resolutions point to conclusions that I didn’t get where I’d hoped to be, all of which dishonors me! So, I asked myself, “Instead of focusing on what there is to resolve, what if I choose to reflect on what I created and the gratitude I have for all I created, no matter what it looked like or what it resulted in. And what if I celebrated it all? What would that create? Less of me or more of me?”
Embracing ME in every choice.
What if every choice I made was seen as a gift that I could be grateful for? What if nothing was a problem and everything was a gift? I could easily choose to see the problems of last year and regret certain things that happened or regret what did not occur that I’d set out to create. These are choices I could make, but this year I am choosing to honor me! This year, I am choosing to see the gratitude of every choice, no matter what the outcome was of any choice. I know that every choice creates a new awareness, and with each awareness I can choose again. I can choose beyond what I have created before. This year, I am gifting myself gratulations for every choice.
Grat′u·la′tion – grăch′ə lā‘SH(ə)n :to rejoice with, from grātus, pleasing; see grateful
As I look at the previous year and acknowledge what there is to be grateful for in every choice I made, I see more of me. I have a greater sense of me and the awareness my choices created. I look for the value of all that has shown up, and I trust that the Universe has my back. I trust that I can have my own back too. From that space, I consciously choose to see myself as the source.
I am the source of my whole reality! I am the source of all that has occurred and all that I created in my reality. I am the creator! It is MY point of view, MY story of all that happened yesterday and is happening today that sets the stage of how tomorrow, the next moment, or the next year shows up to me. I can change the stage whenever I choose. I can drop the curtain and take an intermission if I desire. I can scratch the whole script (and even keep the same characters & events) and have a completely different creation. I can also ask a question and create a totally new possibility!
It’s only when I forget to ask a question or have the awareness that I am the source of everything in my life, that I can become a victim of my choices or that I can make someone else or something else greater than me. Knowing I am the source EMPOWERS ME TO CREATE ANEW, if I choose from gratitude and congratulations for the creator I be. It’s all brilliant. It’s all me!
So, I ask you, “What are your New Year’s Gratulations?
Start this year off with more of you, &
Live Your Radically Orgasmically Alive Reality in 2017 and beyond!
Be You! Beyond Anything! Create Magic!