Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Welcome to the New Year

Now that we can put one year behind us, I think it important to be ever so grateful for what we have had, even though times are tougher. I don't know why I have been recently been thinking about this, but for some reason outside of Thanks Giving, I have been thinking about all that I have. I am sure there are many, if not most of you, who realize this on a daily basis. But as for me, it has now recently sunk in.

This Christmas, I can honestly say that I never went all. There was so much yummy food the table was overflowing. Even though there is less money, there is more family. Even though we can't have everything we want, we have everything we need. Even though its cold outside, its warm in our hearts. When winter comes, Spring is around the corner. When it seems the worst, people bring out the best. Though it seems lonely sometimes, there are always those to surround us. Ans when the year is at its worst, we can look forward to a fresh tomorrow.

I don't know where that all came from, but its just something that has been on my heart as I reflect on this past year. So as you go through the last few days of the year and into the next, I hope that you will constantly reflect on what you have and the ones you love.

Happy New Years!


karen said...

very well said Zach!

Ilona said...

I love you attitude.

Anonymous said...

It's always good to have a grateful heart, especially for the new year. Happy New Year to you and your family!

Zach said...

Happy new years all!

Christy said...

Nicely put. It is a good reminder to all of us to count our blessings.

Anonymous said...

Wonderful thoughts and words, Zach, thanks! May your 2010 be the best year ever! :-)

Zach said...

Thanks Christy and Frances,
fro all of your encouraging comments, I too wish both of you the best for the new year!

Catpad said...

hey zach
thanks for stoping by on my blog.

i've started this collection a few years ago.. because, i don't know if you have ever noticed but there are soo many different sugar packets.. all so cute ;)

Catpad said...

hey zach!

it's very nice that you thought of me ;)

thanks by the way, great image!xDa loved it:P

Zach said...

No Problem. Who else do I know that loves sugar packets? Obviously You.

Catpad said...

hey zach ;)

wow, i allways say "hey zack"
i think i just like how it sounds in my head :D

tough question you left on my blog!
i think that i would like to have a really rare sugar packet..
or maybe from Hard Rock Cafe or from mcdonalds!

portuguese mcdonalds restaurants must be the only ones in the world that do not have packets saying "mcdonalds"! it's


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