I resolve... not make a resolution. Actually, THAT would be a resolution. Wouldn't it?

So I just don't.

It seems that the purpose of a resolution is often to make a promise regarding yourself &/or your actions that might or might not require money but always requires more of yourself than you've been willing to give in the previous year. Usually you're making the resolution because you had hoped to do something the year before but never did. (Sometimes many years before.) Sometimes, it's a "repeat" resolution. One you make every New Year's Day...and have broken by the end of January (if not sooner) everytime.

Don't get me wrong here. I'm not suggesting that we take a hopeless attitude towards life realizing we can never do anything. Quite the opposite.

I'm suggesting that we approach life daily with the same gusto with which we approach New Year's Day. Realize that every day is a new day...even if the calendar doesn't say January 1st. Realize that yesterday is gone. There's nothing you can do to change it. Tomorrow isn't promised. But you have today right now. It's fresh. It's yours. Run with it.

You have a new day. Everyday. Use that new day. Cherish that new day. To say what's been said a million times, "Live each if it's your last."

Happy New Year's Day! May each of your days this year be as "new" as today.



Luke Holzmann said...

Happy New Year!


Thoughts of THAT mom said...

I know I'm a litle late, but happy new year to you too!

I pray that you guys finally get your baby this year...and soon!