Happy New Year…
WOW!!! 2015 has been quite the year.
Can’t say I am sorry to see it end. My heart yearns for the hope that comes with a new beginning.
January 1, 2016 is a beautiful day here in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains in Washington, State. It is chilly, but sunny. The sky is clear so I can see for miles.
Of course, the beginning of a new year does not not erase history or the momentum of those events still in motion. But for as long as I can remember it has caused people to reflect about changes they want to make in their own lives.
The lessons of the past are legion. But perhaps none is more significant than the impact of the power we have given a small number of people over the wellbeing of humanity.
Doesn’t it seem to you that far too many of us are imprisoned by the chains of debt that will never be cancelled? Does it make sense that we have allowed the pursuit of money to be the only purpose which will guarantee a person’s survival?
Plants grow toward the sun in heaven. Has money become humanity’s sun?
So what should be our collective New Year’s resolutions for 2016?
Should we resolve to move toward ending the empire’s two party political system because it has failed to deliver that which it has promised us?
Should we explore concepts of spirituality as a means of effecting political and economic change for the benefit of humanity as a whole?
Should we look at the actual workings of the empire’s justice system in resolving all types of disputes in order to determine what aspects of it are failing the vast majority of people?
Yes, I am glad 2015 is over. I am surprised by how quickly it has gone.
I hope we the people can do something, even little things, every day in 2016 (an election year) to make 2016 and those years thereafter far better than 2015.
Happy New Year! Will we make 2016 be a year of change?