This is a splendid New Year’s Day. It has been getting itself ready for you for Eternity. This is the year you have been waiting for. Wait for it no longer. It is here. The day you have longed for is here. It is here right now. It is a beautiful dance floor prepared for you. All you have to do is to get up and dance on it. Are you ready?
If you are an angel, it is good that you know you are an angel, for then you know your purpose. Then you know you are not on Earth for yourself alone. You are on Earth to do as angels do. What do angels do but serve?
When did serving get a poor reputation? When did it become touted that it is better to be the one served rather than the one who serves? Is the one who dines at a fine restaurant more honored than the waiter who serves the food? The world would say so. I do not. Serving and being served are the two ends of one seesaw. Both are primary. Each serves the other.
Life is long stretches and short spans. Life is remembering and forgetting. There isn’t anything that life is not. It is hilarious, and it is, also, from your timid point of view, horrific. It is a mixed bag, but is it really?
The reason why you would like to identify a cause, or causes, is that you want a cure. If you can't have a cure, you want restitution. When you find supposed causes, cure is around the corner. With a cause, even if without a cure, you at least have someone or something to point a finger at.
When you have an idea, act on it. At least, don’t be so quick to dismiss your ideas. Give them a chance. New ideas always seem far-fetched until they are accepted. Be the accepter of your own ideas. Sometimes you have a thought of doing something nice for someone, and you dismiss it. You start to think it’s silly. The truth is that it may be the most useful thought you’ve had all day. It is always right to do a kindness.
Life is not either/or. You do not have one choice or two. You have
many-petaled choices. When you were a child, you took a daisy, and you
said with each petal, "He loves me, he loves me not." You left out
other possibilities, that he likes you, that he makes you happy, that
you like him and you make him happy. Life is many-layered and not so