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I Resolve to Resolve

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: January 6, 2013

In praise of New Year's resolutions…

They're easy to make but hard to keep.
And like Mount Si, their trail is steep.
The resolutions that we make
in time will test our will.

These hopeful goals are New Year's dreams
that aim to stitch life's fraying seams
and realign what's not quite right
as we begin again.

They are a way to budget time
and like we sing in Auld Lang Syne,
resolving toasts "to betters days"
while paying daily dues.

So let's resolve to make a plan
(eschewing can't, embracing can)
and work our plan strategically
until we reach our goals.

Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network.   Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer,  which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

Greg's writings have now been assembled in book form. Find out more.

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Posted: January 6, 2013

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