“With love that fills me up and insight from awareness, I bring beauty to the world. I draw, paint and carve every laughter, joy and peace. I find inspired meaning in all-of-creation. There is brilliance in everything that I see, hear, touch or feel.” Evelyn

iluminating rays of sunshine Create your own Personal Creed todayPhoto by Aremac

I recently read a brilliant post about writing your own personal creed on Attraction Mind Map by Evelyn. The post was in response to Daphne Lim from Joyful Days who asked readers to submit their personal creed. Immediately, I felt inspired to write my own creed as a free writing exercise. Free writing is when you set a specific amount of time and don’t stop writing until its over. Just open the flood gates of your mind and let your inner thoughts and emotions flow. My creed felt wonderful to express and I enjoyed the experience tremendously. I titled my creed: I will. It embodies the direction I set forth for my heart and soul.
my creed.thumbnail Create your own Personal Creed todayI will by J.M.H
I will dream and never stop dreaming…
I will give up suffering…
I will strive for love…
I will seek knowledge…
I will find happiness…
I will yield not to fear…
I will seize the day…
I will be honest when it hurts…
I will conquer what I desire to conquer…
I will nourish my soul with my dreams…
I will smell the flowers on a rainy day…
I will be purposeful in my actions…
I will reach for the grandiose…
I will know love is friendship set on fire…
I will never rest from travel…
I will roar triumphantly…
I will feed inspiration to my senses…
I will not interpret my dreams in gold and silver…
I will give genuine and sincere compliments…
I will chose love, always love…
I will laugh at myself, life and everything around me…
I will throw caution to the wind in pursuit of pleasure…
I will cherish both my friends and enemies…
I will love like I have never been hurt…
I will work like I don’t need the money…
I will know that I am somebody special capable of anything…
I will dance down the street like dingledodies…
I will not be a critic, critics are useless…
I will know not Defeat, heartbreak, and surrender; those are not in my creed…
I will not understand those definitions…
I will not wait for the ship to come it, I will swim out to it…
I will listen to my heart that is capable of carrying me through anything…
I will look through the arch way of experience into the unknown…
I will know that my failures lead to the backdoor of success…
I will know mean-spirited people cannot rain on my parade…
I will know negative people cannot infect me with their thoughts…
I will chose determination, will, and above all hope as my being…
I will know weakness, pain, and hopelessness are not in my being…
I will never quit, never give up, and never surrender…
I will live this day like it will be my last…
I will remember to be grateful; and that will be enough…
I will understand victory, and nothing else!

i will tree Create your own Personal Creed today

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17 Responses to Create your own Personal Creed today

  1. Evelyn Lim says:

    You’ve certainly made a wonderful list of intents. It shows how you are intending to grow your soul in so many beautiful ways. I wish you all the best in your spiritual journey!!

  2. Daphne says:

    Wow, Jonathan. This is a powerful creed indeed. Your strong and loving character really comes through as I read the lines. I’m glad you found the exercise helpful. Thank you for sharing and for the link love.

  3. Ruchi says:

    Hi…Article is very thoughtful. It shows your character. Thanks for sharing, it was really useful. Keep it up :)

  4. What a lovely list…I seem to be coming across these on all the blogs I follow so we must be linked in to the same network of blogs…Or else this idea is sweeping the blogosphere, which is not a bad thing. What I love about each one I have read is the energy that comes through, because each person really clicks into another part of themselves by creating their list…

  5. cat says:

    be entertained

  6. Sterling says:

    Hi Jonathan. “I will reach for the grandiose” really grabbed me. What a wonderful celebration and acknowledgment of the gift our lives are. It’s bold statement, and you boldly share this expansive creed. Thank you for the inspiration.

  7. Keith says:

    “I will never quit, never give up, and never surrender…”
    I just love that phrase! A very inspiring list to be sure. Thank you for sharing your heart with us.

  8. Dragos Roua says:

    A powerful list here. Having a personal creed is already a sign of spiritual evolution. I wish you to be fulfilled and live a happy life :-)

    Thanks for sharing!

  9. Rudy says:

    Very inspiring; thanks for sharing via Stumble! I appreciate the simplicity of the statement “I will” – those two words are very powerful together, and you are of sound heart and mind to use that power to enrich your life and the lives of others.

  10. reticular activation system works says:

    thanks for all the beautiful pictures!
    and your wise words…

  11. Anonymous says:

    wow this is really amazingg!

  12. @ Evelyn, Thanks for refering me to Joyful Days. Much appreciated

    @ Daphne, Thank you for inspiring me to create my own personal creed. I enjoyed the exercise immensely.

    @ Cat, Thanks for the addition

    @ Sterling, Thanks for dropping in an leaving a comment

    @ Keith, I enjoyed that one too…

    @Dargos, Much appreciated

    @ Rudy, Thanks for such a great compliment

    @ RA, Kudos

  13. Eric says:

    Hi Jonathan,

    Very inspiring! And I'm curious if putting the affirmation in the present tense instead of the future tense has any advantage.
    so
    "I will seize the day…" becomes "I seize the day…"

    What do you think?

    Thanks for getting this going!!!

  14. Jan Lundy says:

    This is a wonderful list! A friend of mine does this and calls it her "I Am" list. She uses I AM because it is the creative energy of the Universe. I agree with Jonathan that putting it in first person present tense sends unconscious messages to the truest part of us. I appreciate your phrase about Love, to allow that to be the focus. I have a similar one, "May I always be kind. May I make the kind choice."

    Not sure how I got here. Kept following thread upon thread but glad I did. Oh, yes, it was probably the reference to enlightenment in your header. Anything Zen or Buddhist-leaning I am drawn to. Blessings to you!

  15. Sir John A. McDonald says:

    awww thats cute:)

  16. will says:

    why “I will”
    instead of “I am”?
    as if unable to do it now

  17. rose says:

    so this dose not tell me how to make a creed thats what i am looking for

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