Bill Watterson’s final comic of Calvin and Hobbes is about beginnings not endings. It is always a good reminder that every single day can be a fresh start. Maybe last year wasn’t our best. Maybe yesterday wasn’t our best. But today is a clean slate – imagine the possibilities!!!
If you get the chance this new month of the new year – get a blank sheet of paper and leave it where you will see it. Leave it by the coffee machine or on your desk. Tape it under your calendar or on your mirror. When you see it, may it remind you of a new start. Fresh snow. A crisply made bed. A new notebook. Vacuum lines (my fav!!!). Your chance to start again.
Isn’t it nice to think that tomorrow is a new day with no mistakes in it yet?Anne of Green Gables by L.M Montgomery
I don’t know how long this feeling lasts for you in January, but I want it to last forever. I may never mark on my paper so that it reminds me of my daily opportunity for something good.
Before the resolutions, new calendars, and agendas get filled in, take a moment to see that the blank pages ahead can become what you make them. You can do anything.