Welcome a New Year
by Jill Sockman
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. ~Rainer Maria Rilke
May we welcome the new year with anticipation instead of expectation.
May we fully open our hearts to what is next, by letting go of what came before.
May we broaden our minds as we step into unknown territory and uncharted lands inside and outside of ourselves.
May we expand our lives, taking risks fearlessly, courageously, and without hesitation.
May we embrace the light of Spirit we find inside and recognize that light in every person we meet as a reminder that we are all connected.
May we give freely and accept graciously the gifts we receive with grateful hearts.
May we believe that anything can and just might happen.
For it is a new year. And it is full of things that have never been before.