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Day 1 of 100 day challenge A Special Poem

I am doing a 100 day reality challenge which is based on the movie the secret and I am encouraging you to do it as well. I got the idea from www.CoCreatingOurReality.com
Basically over the next 100 days I will be putting the Universal Laws & Principles into practice into my life and then blogging, video taping, or just journaling it all. I've already being doing some if it before this challenge and have seen positive results. You don't have to video tape, blog online or even share if you don't want to; you can personalise it to fit you.

Here is the youtube 100 day challenge for dummies. I found it very helpful.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aWkeQI57kOI



I wanted to share this special poem with you. It was read to me via a youtuber and I just loved it and how it made me feel,

Desiderata

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible without surrender
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.


Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain and bitter;
for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.


Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs;
for the world is full of trickery.
But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;
many persons strive for high ideals;
and everywhere life is full of heroism.


Be yourself.
Especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment
it is as perennial as the grass.


Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.


You are a child of the universe,
no less than the trees and the stars;
you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.


Therefore be at peace with God,
whatever you conceive Him to be,
and whatever your labors and aspirations,
in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.


With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be cheerful.
Strive to be happy.

Here is the youtuber who read the poem so beautifully
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