Dream Builder’s Affirmation Alphabet

This was shared with me when I first began teaching in Kansas City.  My second graders would recite it every morning to start their day.  They spoke from their heart and with much feeling.  I can still hear them.  I found it not long ago, buried among my teaching treasures. 

Good stuff.

Pretty much the secrets of a successful and happy life…

A is for always accepting the challenges in my life.
B is for believing in my dreams.
C is for character, that special quality that defines who I am.
D is for determination, never giving up.
E is for excellence, striving to always do something better.
F is for faith, the power of my spirit.
G is for goodness and purity in my heart.
H is for helping; those who have much, give much.
I is for inspiration that will guide my way.
J is for justice that everyone deserves.
K is for kindness that everyone needs.
L is for love; only when I love me can I love others.
M is for magnificent, the breath of life.
N is for never letting others lower my self-esteem.
O is for outstanding work, effort, and dedication.
P is for persistence as life tests my character.
Q is for questioning everything in order to learn something.
R is for responsibility; always doing my best.
S is for strength, to weather the storms of life.
T is for tenacity; if I don’t quit, I can’t fail.
U is for unyielding commitment to achieve my dreams.
V is for vision; to see past the problems to the possibilities.
W is for wonderful, are the opportunities everywhere.
X is for extraordinary; the person inside of me.
Y is for Yes I can learn, Yes I can try, Yes I can succeed!
Z is for zooming in on my dreams by applying effort and maintaining my faith.

About attraversiamodarmaz

Midwestern girl who loves big city shopping (note - do not love high heels of any kind) * hate to say that first because I fancy myself a yoga chic too who is into feng shui and a minimalist life but it's just not all true!* I do forget to recycle* LOVE reading and music and most things crafty (the idea of them - very fickle and creative urges come and go faster than light or sound)* Grand chef and baker in my own mind and kitchen - love to mix and match recipes for a glorious new concoction* Gardening would be very successful - I have a flair but short attention span can cause casualties* True bliss is my home filled with three beautiful children (four on the weekends - an amazing Goddaughter)* did forget to feed the beautiful children lunch once when they were too small to remind me* can't find socks for all on some crazy mornings* I'm a learner who just can't help it...a writer in my head, and a college instructor for a half dozen classes a year* can't help my right brain optimism* been a foster mom* am a very grateful mom of adopted children* worst life moment: leaving the E.R. with an empty baby carrier* this is me...pretty much
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