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Daily Affirmations for the Inner Child by Rokelle Lerner
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21st January - Aging

21st January - Aging

I am lovable at every age.

As a child, I was at once fascinated and repelled by old people.  Their wrinkly rough faces were so different from my smooth glowing cheeks.  They smelled like sour milk or heavy perfume.  An old smell.  They couldn't move as quickly as I could.  They ran out of energy.  They hated noise.  Their future held only sickness and death.  I swore I would never grow old.

At this unique moment in my adult life, I take the opportunity to look at both the past and the future with clear vision.  As I look back at my child self, I respect the feelings I had then.  Yet I see them for what they are: the perceptions of a child made through the distorted lens of childhood.  As I look forward to my aged self, I respect the self I will become, the self who unashamedly wears the scars and signs of having lived a full life.

At this moment I love and respect all of what I was, am and will be.  We are joined forever in a warm, loving embrace.

"Affirmations for the Inner Child" by Rokelle Lerner (1990, p.20)

2 Comments to 21st January - Aging:

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ecift on Sunday 9 March 2014 06:24
Its very good and very excellent article. i really enjoyed this post and i hope you will keep posting this kinds of post in future.
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epl Wettquoten on Thursday 14 August 2014 13:07
Es gibt jetzt Hunderte von nehmen unzaehlige rund um den Globus - und ein Ergebnis , derzeit weit mehr gemeinsame Online als je jederzeit offline war. Diese kann ueberwaeltigenden Zu Anfaenger.
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