Living Beyond the Notes
Written by ANDREW EALES
An inspirational quote to start the new week. And while you read, you might also enjoy this original, hope-filled piano composition from a while ago…
Here’s the quote – very simple, but have a good think about each sentence before skipping ahead…
The writer talks about a “New Day”, but at the start of the week perhaps we can apply it to the “New Week” with even more benefit!
“Every morning means a fresh start on things.
If yesterday was trying and exhausting, today is a given opportunity to do something different.
If yesterday was full of triumph and satisfaction, today is a free chance to go further.
All too often we wake up, think of our schedules, and assume that we must act according to the same dull script. We need not.
If we find what is unique to each day, we will have freshness and the greatest fulfillment possible.”
Deng Ming-Dao, 365 Tao Daily Meditations (1992, Harper Collins)
Have a unique and wonderful day – and week ahead!
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95 thoughts on “It’s a New Day, and a New Week”
I enjoyed the photo, quote, and music. Thank you 😊
Thanks for reading and listening 🙂
I love quotes, but that one is also excellent advice! Thanks for sharing. Hope your week is full of freshness & fulfillment.
Yours too! Thanks for taking a moment to comment!
Beautiful and encouraging! Thanks!
Thank you 🙂
What a wonderful and positive quote to live by! Thanks for sharing
Thanks for the kind comment!
The music beautifully matches the thoughts expressed. Thank you. Both inspire me.
Thank you for your kind words, and for listening! 🙂
very nice inspirational quotes..very well said..thanks for sharing..i love morning sunshine..my most of the bird photography done spending my morning on my rooftop..
Morning On My Rooftop
Thank you so much 😀
What a great post. Nice to read on a Sunday evening!
This is so inspirational. Thank you so much.
Indeed a great start to a day!
Thank you Nehal
Inspiring others is no funny business and you seem to be a craftsman of the same…. Thanks a ton
Thanks for those kind words 🙂
Beautiful. Just beautiful!
Thank you so much 😀
You’re so welcome love…
Love your post😏
His lyrics are inspiring and beautiful
Nice Word 🙂
Great reminder for the fresh week ahead, we can make it into whatever we want it to be! So often we do get stuck doing what we think is what we HAVE to do, when we really can take control and shape our world into what we want it to be!! Thanks for a great reminder☺️
Thanks for a great reply 🙂
Love this. And the piano composition is really good, very encouraging. Thank you.
So nice, I love it. 😊
Thank you 🙂
This is so motivational….gives me hope and makes me realise that it’s never too late….thanks for sharing this Andrew ☺
Thanks for the kind words! Glad you found this post helpful 🙂
Thank you for sharing this with us , I love piano so much. I was playing piano as a kid , and few days ago I start again, I’m so happy to play 🙂 Also I’m new on wordpress and it will be lovely if you can take an eye and checkout my blog 🙂 Thank you
Thank you – glad to hear you are playing the piano, and will certainly have a look at your page 🙂
I loved the music and those quotes were really amazing…
So pleased 🙂
So true. I always say “Everyday is a new day, a new begining. One day at a time.” It’s so easy to be sucked into a funk where each day seems to another set of continous stressors. I think we often take for granted how blessed our lives are as imperfect as they may seem.
Thanks for motivation, I’m new here and I really needs that 😊
Love this! Such a great reminder to start each new day with an open mind and a hopeful heart
Really beautiful quote and awfully moving and inspirin, keep up the positivety.
Thanks – you too!
Thanks for posting this inspirational quote I love it , I think I’m gonna make use of it.
Great – thanks!
I so enjoyed the piano solo. It brought such a calm to my spirit as well as the unlimited ways we can positively represent our God on a daily basis. Thank you.
Preciosoooo , me encanta.;)
I enjoyed it
Thanks for sharing!
“Today is a free chance to go further” Never thought about it like that. Great stuff. I think you would like my most recent piece ‘The Child’.
Thanks! Will check it out 🙂
So inspirational- I needed this today
Inspirational and motivating
Nice quotes.though am reading now when a day is getting over…..still..at the end of every day we get the beginning of another day.
That’s so true!
This is good. Everyday is a new opportunity to start over.
Loved the music and this post. Thanks for the inspiration.
Thanks for your kind words 🙂
I love that as well
You re welcome
I love the photo and quote! They’re really good together.
Awesome stuff. A great thought to think about. I just recently started and was hoping you could give me some advice on my blog! Thanks!
The more I read the more I see the need the need to be blogging. Thank you sir
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Great Post lovely content x
A wonderful thought and heartfelt wish, a profound “Thank you” back. Live long and prosper.
I agree with you ! The same dull script we face everyday must be changed. A must, so we improve even further.
Great post anyway !
Beautiful quote that is truly inspiring. Also I love the idea of including a song in your blog post! I need to try that.
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N help me since m new here 🙂
Inspiration is our motivation.. Thanks for the post
Really liked this quote. Something I really need to see.
Excellent advice!! I love the quote!
Beautiful and interesting one ! Music is great . This is my best sentence “If we find what is unique to each day, we will have freshness and the greatest fulfillment possible.”
Lovely! Just what I needed this late morning. Sometimes when I’m having a bad morning, I stop and rewind. Nice to discover your blog.
Good job, thanks
A wonderful pause. I so enjoyed the piano solo. It brought such s calming feeling. Thanks
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