A New Day, A New Month, A New Year
So today is a new day… though technically it’s half over as it is Noon here now and today is the start of a new month but it’s also the start of the New Year.
I like new beginnings. I like starting fresh. So I should be thrilled to start a New Year, right? I’m not so sure I’m as excited for 2011 as I was for 2010. 2010 was a great year for my family for spiritual growth and healing.
There are aspects of 2010 that I could have done without and I’m not sorry to see those relegated to the past but the growth of my faith overshadows all and I can’t say “good riddance” to 2010 but rather I say “thanks for the memories”. Thanks for the reminders of what is important and what is not so important. Thanks for teaching me lessons I would not have learned any other way. Thanks for opportunities and experiences.
My hope and my prayer for myself and for you:
May God continue to richly bless us with His unending love, mercy and grace. May I continue to learn to find contentment and joy no matter what my circumstances may be .
In the words of St. Paul in his epistle to the Philippians “Not that I speak in regard to need, for I have learned in whatever state I am, to be content.” (Phil 4:11)
Have a blessed and wonderful New Year!