“The object of a new year is not that we should have a new year. It is that we should have a new soul.”
~G. K. Chesterton
This year will be filled with change like we’ve not seen in many years.
Not all of it will be good, but out of adversity comes strength, out of challenge comes ingenuity, and out of hard times come a deeper appreciation for what really matters. Not all of it will be bad, because so many of us are embracing change, learning to give, and finding our healthier selves.
It’s important to think every now and again about our lives as if we have only a few weeks or months to live.
Ask yourself: What would I change in my life if time suddenly became short and precious?
I plan to face this next year with that question more at the forefront of my thinking. No, I’m not dying of an illness or anything, but it’s time to shed some more old ways.
They say, fortune favors the brave. So may we all bravely and forthrightly face the dawn of a most amazing year.
May your 2009 ring in with truth, love, and a spirit of adventure!
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