The Magic of a New Beginning

I don’t remember how I learned this practice 40 years ago or why I started doing it. Somehow I did it the first time when I was in the 9th grade and I’ve been doing the same ever since. I know one thing for sure, it added magic to my life! 

The practice is quite simple, yet amazingly powerful. On the day before my birthday, which happens to be the beginning of the year, I sit with a notepad (later becoming a computer, then an iPad) in a quiet place preferably with a view of nature; I imagine that today is the end of the year to come and I ask myself one question: What are the wonderful things that happened to me that made this past year so great? Continue reading