year’s words belong to last year’s language
year’s words await another voice.
And to make
an end is to make a beginning.”
I am making
an end to 2006 and a beginning to 2007! I have a new
plan book, purse calendar, calendars for office,
home, car, bedside and computer.
It is time
to transfer information from the 2006 calendar to
the one for this new year. As I fill in the
birthdays, anniversaries, phone numbers, notes and
appointments, I hold a complete year in my hands.
The blank pages seem to tell me that each space
holds blessings, challenges and excitement to fill
them. It is a special time to reflect, plan, hope,
dream and count my blessings.
really survive cancer last year? It seems so long
ago, but really only six months since the last
radiation. I am still here. This morning, I even
started a program of exercise and I feel good!
I have a
grandson who graduated from college in December and
is in Chicago to start a new year with a new job.
This is the first day of the rest of his life!
the same opportunities for your life. If you want a
change, you can have it. Just make the decision to
do something. Don’t just sit there.
applies to our county and town. We can change and we
can survive. We can be the best small county in the
state. Many challenges will face us. Will we decide
to work together, take part in making decisions and
succeed, or talk on the street, but never where our
voices will be heard?
I plan to
change the “thy” to “my” in the following prayer and
keep it before me in 2007.
It is my
prayer for each of you.
God bless thy year,
Thy coming in, thy going out,
Thy rest, thy traveling about,
The rough, the smooth,
The bright, the drear:
God bless thy year.