You may do this, I tell you, it is permitted.
Begin again the story of your life.”
~ Jane Hirshfield, The Lives of the Heart
I came across the words “begin again” in a book recently and they stuck with me; then again, in a poem I read this morning.
Begin again. And again. As often as need be. Encouraging, yes?
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You always share such great quotes. I really love this one.
I love this quote, too. So encouraging.
I think I shall “begin again” my memoir writing after the Big Move . . . after I regain my strength to sally forth. New beginnings – refreshing!
Oh my yes, you deserve a rest after the Big Move! I love that phrase to “sally forth”!
Thank you! I certainly “began again the story of my life” when I got married for the first time at age 62. I became an instant step-mom/friend to seven adult children and 15 step grands. I began again, day after day, in classes. I begin again every time I work with a writing client online. After Mikko McPuppers went to T-Bone Heaven, I began again with his honorary younger brother, Eddie McPuppers. And this is the proverbial tip of the ice berg.
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So many beginnings, Lynn! Isn’t it wonderful to know we always have an opportunity to begin again?
I can’t imagine the new beginning of marrying for the first time at age 62. What an adjustment!