Daily Manifestation Challenge, Inspiration, poetry

Your Story.

October 21, 2011

Imagine a room.

In that room place a typewriter on a desk

and sit a chair at that desk.

Sit down on this chair and type out the words:


The click clack of keys

takes you back to before

you were who you think you have always been.

Imagine you write the words:

This is the story of an amazing life.

Scoot the chair in a little closer.

There, now you have better light.

Tuck your feet under you and continue.

Imagine a door to the room.

The door opens and someone asks you

if you have finished your story yet.

Without looking up from the typewriter:

I am starting over

you tell them.

Chapter One.

This is the story of my life.

This is the story of an amazing life.

I wrote this poem today to go in conjunction with todays Daily Manifestation Challenge® which is ” what story can you stop telling yourself that isn’t true?” ~JP 10/21/11

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  • Reply eritta October 21, 2011 at 7:18 pm

    I love the ending of the poem, “I am starting over”. What a peaceful piece (To me, anyway).

  • Reply SpiritualNurse October 22, 2011 at 1:24 pm

    We can start over everyday … Hey Jen I’m really enjoying your blog and have subscribed!

  • Reply Sarah October 22, 2011 at 7:21 pm

    Jen, was in your class last night and loved this theme. Thanks for sharing and motivating, as always.

  • Reply Katherine Garcia (@KthrnGee) October 22, 2011 at 11:26 pm

    What story can I stop telling myself that isn’t true? I had midterms last week at UC Santa Barbara and I broke down crying when I received a C as one of my scores. I did the readings TWICE, therefore, I was feeling super confident about the test. After receiving my test score, I genuinely felt I wasn’t smart enough to be a student at UCSB. After I finally stopped crying (hours later), I noticed that I did not score low because I wasn’t intelligent enough, I scored low because I did not study properly. Instead of doing the readings twice, I should’ve taken notes, highlighted some key facts-even made flashcards! I realized where my study skills went wrong and now know how to better prepare for the next test. By doing so, I changed my I-Feel-So-Stupid story into a positive one.

    I am intelligent.


  • Reply MyMiBoSo (@MyMiBoSo) October 24, 2011 at 6:16 am

    I love this so much. So simple yet SO FREEING. Written so well, I could see it in my mind’s eye…thank you for sharing!

  • Reply Alicia October 24, 2011 at 8:20 pm

    I’m Ready to rewrite my story! Before I met you my life was not the same. After, I know my mom has angels on earth for me and one of them you!

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