Monday, August 24, 2009

Inspiration: Don't Look Back....

Don't Look Back...

You're Not Going That Way

As you travel through life
there are always those times
when decisions just
have to be made
when the choices are hard,
and solutions seem scarce
and the rain seems
to soak your parade!

There are some situations
where all you can do
is to simply let go and move on
gather courage together
and choose a direction
that carries you toward
a new dawn.

So pack up your troubles
and take a step forward
the process of change
can be tough
but think about all the
excitement ahead
if you can be stalwart enough!

There could be adventures
you never imagined
just waiting around the next bend
and wishes and dreams
just about to come true
in ways you can't
yet comprehend!

Perhaps you'll find friendships
that spring from new interests
as you challenge your status quo
and learn there are so many
options in life,
and so many ways you can grow!

Perhaps you'll go places
you never expected
and see things that
you've never seen
or travel to fabulous,
faraway worlds
and wonderful spots in between!

Perhaps you'll find warmth
and affection and caring-
a "somebody special"
who's there
to help you stay centered
and listen with interest
to stories and
feelings you share.

Perhaps you'll find comfort
in knowing your friends are
supportive of all that you do
and believe that whatever
decisions you make,
they'll be the right
choices for you!

So keep putting one foot
in front of the other
and taking your life
day by day.

There's a brighter tomorrow
that's just down the road.
Don't look back-
you're not going that way!

~~ Author Unknown ~~

Have a beautiful and blessed week! :)


  1. Thanks FFM! This was timely. For some reason I've been re-living old hurts lately, and I need to stop. Thanks for the reminder I need to go forward..... life's too short for negative thoughts =)

  2. Wow FFM! Your Monday morning inspirational quotes always hit the nail on the head! I look forward to you posting something that gives me positive thoughts and energy each Monday.

    Today's was perfect.
    have a great day everyone!

  3. Thanks so much FFM! God bless! Thanks for trying to make other people's lives better through positive energy and much encouragement.

  4. Thanks for posting this, it's exactly what I needed to read. I'm having a hard time letting go of my past, and I need all the motivation I can get to start over with a clean slate :)

  5. You're welcome cdp, Janine, CECE, and Julia! I'm glad that this post touched you did me, as well. I know how hard it can be to let go of the past and this poem is a good reminder of why we should. I hope you have all had a great week!