“Fresh Start”

“Sometimes all we need is a fresh start. Newness inside.
Store sandwich board

One of my greatest inspirations is the store signs I see as I walk around my hometown: People’s words of inspiration are like little gems of wisdom dropping in my path.

A “fresh start” — that’s what today offers us. No matter what we’ve been working on — or struggling with — on the page, we have the chance to start afresh, to make something new — something big, bold, and exciting — happen. It’s in our hands. And according to my trusty Century Dictionary, we have a lot to look forward to today! Here’s a tantalizing glimpse of all the power the word “fresh” holds for us:

“New, not previously known, novel;”

“Additional, further (as, fresh supplies);”

“Newly made, arrived (as, a book fresh from the printers);”

“Inexperienced, unsophisticated: (as, “How green you are and fresh in
this old world!”, Shakespeare’s King John);

“Not preserved by pickling, salting, drying, etc.;”

“Fit for drinking: pure, cool, or refreshing;”

“Not stale, musty; also, not faded, worn, sullied or tarnished;”

“Looking youthful and healthy (as, a fresh and fair old man);

“Not exhausted or fatigued (as to feel fresh after a long exertion);”

“Brisk, vigorous; also in a refreshed condition: renewed;”

“Imparting new strength and vigor (as, fresh blood);”

“New elements bringing fresh force, ideas, etc.”

Wow! Pure, unsullied, vigorous, youthful, fresh force: Let’s embrace all the possibilities a “fresh start” offers us today — tap into our “newness inside” — and write on!

About karinwritesdangerously

I am a writer and this is a motivational blog designed to help both writers and aspiring writers to push to the next level. Key themes are peak performance, passion, overcoming writing roadblocks, juicing up your creativity, and the joys of writing.
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