Wednesday, January 1, 2014

My New Year’s Wish for You.


"Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come,
Whispering ‘it will be happier’.. ~ Alfred Tennyson

I don’t know what it is about the New Year that brings about such careful reflection. Perhaps, it is the promise of new beginnings and the heartfelt hope for a better tomorrow.

And on this day, I find myself thinking over all the most beautiful souls on this Earth…in collective heart we gather here, in the hopes of shepherding love’s divine grace to all beings.

We are Love’s guardians, my dears…and with each compassionate act Love’s grasp is further empowered.

Through even the most desolate and impoverished of streets…and desperately disconnected of homes… trust, in this way, Love’s roots will soon take hold.

My dears, may we always remember that it is through our seemingly simple acts of kindness, that we are able to effect the greatest impact on this world.

In closing, I would like to offer, my special wish for you.

I wish you daring adventures from long held wishes, and dreams that have yet been unfulfilled…
I wish you all of this Earth’s magic, and all at once;

Long walks under a massive blanket of stars, and with the ones you love most in this world…

The morning light through this canopy f trees…and the scent of winter billowing from a chimney nearby…

And, I wish you all of the love, I have in this heart – and through the grace of these threads, intertwined, I wish you again a million times more…

But mostly my dears, I wish you peace

Many blessings, my most beautiful friends – I love you, one and all.

My New Year’s Wish
by Neil Gaiman

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.

So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it.

Make your mistakes, next year and forever.