People do not really take the new year seriously and to most it is just another day. The fact is there will never, ever be a 2010 again and the world will continue to rotate, leaving the old to reveal the new. Tomorrow is not guaranteed, it is unknown and always reveals something new. Tomorrow makes us a day older than yesterday! Profoundly speaking, we are older and ‘born’ everyday.
Today is a new day like tomorrow will be the new day, leaving today old. This is why the present is a gift. Each second, minute, hour, day and year can never be reclaimed. Everything is always new. 2011 will be a new, different and unpredictable (like any other year) year. How it turns out is determined by freewill (choices).
Definition of the word New according to Oxford Dictionary is as follows:
–of recent origin or arrival.
We will be arriving into a new year. It will be a new beginning and a new start to many projects and affirmations. Life is a journey and after the journey through 2010, we are arriving to the next journey of developments, revelations, elevation, proclammations and affirmations created and lived as the new days of 2011 arrives. Get ready for the new!
— made, discovered, acquired, or experienced recently or now for the first time.
There is still a lot to learn, discover, gain, and accomplish. Coming forth to a new year and a new day will allow you to note the time and day of self discovery and accomplishments. 2010 will not be the same as 2011. You can change! Get ready for the new!
— in original condition, not worn or used.
Do not enter a new day, a new year, worn out. It is a journey! Maintain strength, persistence, determination, optimism, self improvement and development. Stay refreshed as the present day bring forth new days. Get ready for the new!
— renewed or reformed.
It doesn’t matter what mistakes you have made as long as you have learned from them. The lessons makes it an experience. Do not be your own obstacle and stagnancy, for there is always a chance to be a new person-a better you. We are all like a work of art which our mistakes, revelations, failures and losses will mold us to be one of a kind because we are one of a kind. Each art is not the same, even though like twins, they seem similar. It comes down to choice!
Either choose to suffer or be elevated. Either choose to be better or complain and compare. Make those new year’s resolution if you must, it helps focus the mind. It helps in the preparation of a new year and a new day of that year. Regardless of what you do, a new day dawns. Get ready for the new!
Definition of the word Year according to Oxford Dictionary:
— the time taken by the earth to revolve once round the sun, 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes , and 46 seconds in length.
As you already know, for new days to come, portrayed and illustrated by the rising and falling of the sun (sunrise and sunset) as the earth rotates on its axis, making some parts of the world to have sunlight (sunrise) and others to be in the shade (night-sunset), it takes the earth 365 (366 with leap year) to make a complete circle around the sun.
That is a big deal! Especially if the earth can, at anytime, be knocked out of orbit. Seeing each year, should be celebrated and preparation should be made as such. There is a sense of livelihood to know and feel the earth begin its journey around the sun again; spinning on its axis to reveal new days of it’s new journey. Just like you have a birth day, the world, our planet, is a year older.
The new year should be seen as a reset button, a new change to start from the 1st day of the first month, motivated to be something new, somebody different and somebody elevated. Only you, a somebody, can make other bodies see a nobody. Get ready for the new year!
As you enter the new year and make those new year resolutions, ask and assess yourself as to what type of person you were, are and going to be. Ella Wheeler Wilcox puts it best in her poem ‘Which are You?’
Which are You?
THERE are two kinds of people on earth to-day;
Just two kinds of people, no more, I say.
Not the sinner and saint, for it’s well understood,
The good are half bad, and the bad are half good.
Not the rich and the poor, for to rate a man’s wealth,
You must first know the state of his conscience and health.
Not the humble and proud, for in life’s little span,
Who puts on vain airs, is not counted a man.
Not the happy and sad, for the swift flying years
Bring each man his laughter and each man his tears.
No; the two kinds of people on earth I mean,
Are the people who lift, and the people who lean.
Wherever you go, you will find the earth’s masses,
Are always divided in just these two classes.
And oddly enough, you will find too, I ween,
There’s only one lifter to twenty who lean.
In which class are you? Are you easing the load,
Of overtaxed lifters, who toil down the road?
Or are you a leaner, who lets others share
Your portion of labor, and worry and care?
GET READY FOR THE NEW YEAR!