As I Began to Love Myself

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Helen Mosley James
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Helen Mosley James

Great words, from the silent movie star…

Nancy
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Nancy
All that is written here attributed to Chaplin, I too have come into realization with,over the past 25 years slowly. These are the knowings of the ages. So grateful to Chaplin for the reiteration of such great truths and I am grateful to me for the daily releasing of the past and its pain to live the true mature energy of Life! Forgiveness is key. The Grace that we are all here to learn what Chaplin wrote. This creates a living imagination, a free will, and a clear conscience. The Dalia Lama each day is reported to review each day… Read more »
Marina Michaels
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Marina Michaels

This doesn’t sound like Chaplin; the language is wrong. I believe that the poem “As I Began To Love Myself” was written by Kim McMillen, not Chaplin. Check out this link: http://www.amazon.com/When-I-Loved-Myself-Enough/dp/0283073373

Arvind Shukla
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Arvind Shukla

The article reads….. This poem read by Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday; originally written by Kim.

Jane McDonnell
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Jane McDonnell

Yes you are absolutely correct – this beautiful writing was written by Kim McMillen who wrote the delightful, touching book ‘ When I loved myself enough ‘ . Read it !!

Noreen
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Noreen

We were told it was written by Kim McMullen and Read by
Charlie Chaplin !!!!!

Peg Young
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Peg Young

Ahem: A poem read by Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday (April 16, 1959), originally written by Kim McMillen:

Lynn Wilkins Sheffield
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Lynn Wilkins Sheffield

the article said he READ the poem by Kim McMillen on his 70th birthday

Marina Michaels
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Marina Michaels

It didn’t say that when I made my post. Clearly it’s been updated.

Andrea Schamis
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Andrea Schamis

It says that right at the top!

Tanya Tanya Tanya
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Tanya Tanya Tanya

poem read by Charlie Chaplin on his 70th birthday (April 16, 1959), originally written by Kim McMillen:

Monique
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Monique

But Kim McMillen apparently wrote it in 1996…. Weird.

Marina Michaels
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Marina Michaels

This is probably one of those things where a famous person is said to have read/said something. In other words, Charlie Chaplin couldn’t have read this because it was written long after 1959.

Linda Baumwirt
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Linda Baumwirt

How astute of you Marina! Thank you. (I actually just ordered McMillen’s book!)

DallyH
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DallyH

Please stop. This has, through the years, been credited to Charlie Chaplin. It is however, a translated text from Kim Mcmillen’s book entitled “When I loved myself enough.” Chaplin did recite it on his 70th birthday; perhaps that is why it is so often attributed to him.

Sandra Mara Carvalho de Melo
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Sandra Mara Carvalho de Melo

Friends Upliftconnect.com thank you for beauty Materia, is tribute a Charlie Chaplin ,know how how credit for Charlie Chaplin,. is beauty reflection share feel with simplicity share you are think use a voice of heart

JanCarol Hills
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JanCarol Hills
It was wise of Chaplin to even recognize the poem enough to share it. He had his share of heartache, and even in the greatest peak of his success, he was banned from the US, as “un-American” When he returned to Hollywood to receive a lifetime Oscar Achievement he received the longest standing ovation in Oscar history. He was deeply moved, but obviously sad and somewhat broken from his years in exile in Switzerland. He was quoted by a friend that day, as saying, “we had some good times, didn’t we? They are gone, but oh, we did have a… Read more »
Monique
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Monique

How could Charlie Chaplin have read this in back in 1959, when Kim McMillen wrote (a version) of this in 1996??? Makes no sense! Also, she passed away later that same year. That being said, I love the message.

Shana Lekeisha Smith
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Shana Lekeisha Smith
This is Kim’s poem When I loved myself enough… When I loved myself enough I quit settling for too little. When I loved myself enough I came to know my own goodness. When I loved myself enough I began taking the gift of life seriously and gratefully. When I loved myself enough I began to know I was in the right place at the right time and I could relax. When I loved myself enough I felt compelled to slow down way down. And that has made all the difference. When I loved myself enough I bought a feather bed.… Read more »
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