1.08.2009

The Year Ahead


"Life is too short to wake up in the morning with regrets. So love the people who treat you right, forget about the ones who don't and believe that everything happens for a reason. If you get a chance, take it. If it changes your life, let it. Nobody said that it'd be easy, they just promised it would be worth it." ~Author Unknown


These are wise words. And now is the right time to change a mindset, to take a chance and to step into what seems to be the darkness. It's a time to throw ourselves into something new and scary, and to have the faith to believe that it will make a difference in our own lives, and maybe someone else's too.


A new year is an exciting time. It's wonderful to have the opportunity to continue on the current and happy path, but fun to be able to add a new dimension to what is already there -- and to know that all the efforts will be worth their cost.


Yay for 2009!!


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10 comments:

Ashley said...

i love this quote and your post. here's to letting the unknown bless our lives!

Natalie Scott said...

The efforts are definitely worth their cost. Love that.

Here's to a new year, and renewed faith.

Norby Family said...

Way to be optimistic about the new year! We unfortunately also have late church this year (2:30-5:30). We are not looking forward to that with little ones, but hopefully everything else goes well. (JOE)

MiaKatia said...

I am definitely going to believe in the good in people this year, and let the rest go. Lovely quote.

100 Percent Cottam said...

happy 2009 to you, mama!

Cammie said...

2009 Is going to be great!

Kristi said...

Great quote, Jan! If there are any words of advice I need to take, it is these!! :)

Chelle-Belle said...

You alays have the coolest wisdom! I miss it everyday!!

Carrie said...

Can I get an AMEN? I was being motivated this morning by those thoughts exactly. Well, maybe not exactly as my brain is scattered a bit in the morning. I just made up my mind to make the most of today with my girls. I LOVE this post, Jan! So motivating.

Mel said...

Hooray for the new year! I definitely need a change. That quote was one I needed to hear. Thank you.