Wednesday, December 30, 2009

My New Years Resolution

“You must be the change you want to see in the world.”

~~Mahatma Ghandi~~

That's it.
Pure and simple.

It's easy to carry on and on, and come up with resolutions and promises to myself and others that will never come to fruition.
But when you boil it right down to what "I" want out of my life in this next year... my resolution... that's it

"I" must be the change that "I" want to see.

"I" want to make a difference.

No matter how inconsequential the difference, no matter how unimportant to others that difference is, no matter how small the difference... "I" just want to make a difference.

Happy New Years Everyone!


Bz said...

You have ... pure and simple ... more than you know ... YOU HAVE.

Kurichan said...

Happy New Year to you, Katie!!!!! All the very best to you in 2010!!

Terria Fleming said...

What a great post! I salute your desire to make a difference by "being the change that you want to see." A very Happy New Year to you, and I hope that 2010 is the best of years for you..

Homestay Mama said...

Change through humor--that is the best kind--and you're excellent at it!

May you have a blessed and wonderful 2010, my friend! You deserve it!

Jientje said...

Happy New Year to you too!

Narelle Nettelbeck said...

I love Michael Jackson's song, Man in The Mirror, as it talks about us making a change and being the difference. I love it and I love your resolution.

Happy New Year Kate :)

The Wife said...

Here's to a blessed 2010!

Kathy said...

Happy New Year Kate!!

Sniffles and Smiles said...

A beautiful and inspirational post, my new dear friend!!!! Perfect!!! May we all follow your example!!! The world would be a much better place!!! Happy New...Decade!!! Love to you and yours, Janine XO

farmlady said...

One of my very favorite quotes.
Blessing on you and your family in the New Year.

Marjie said...

Happy New Year Katie! This will be an exciting year, visiting your grandchildren and everything else. Keep writing and visiting! Cyber hugs from half way around the world.

HermitJim said...

I hope you and the family have the very best and happiest New Year yet!

Be safe, my friend!

Treehouse Chef said...

I like that! A few years ago I picked a Bible verse and that was my news years resolution. I felt like if I focused on that one verse then everything else would work out fine. It was in Matthew 6:33 I think. See first the Kingdom of God. Happy New Year!!! You are gifted writer and I have certainly been blessed by your blog.

Treehouse Chef said...

Typo-- silly me. I meant Seek not see.


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