Its a new year! Congratulations!
Its a good time for reflection.
Its a good time to consider what might be coming up.
Its a good time for appreciatiation.
I have a simple resolution for the new year - do more walking. I like to keep resolutions within realistic and easy margins.
This excerpt is from a book with a catchy title, "Why Bush Must Go" by Bishop Bennett J. Simms. Its about the theologian/scientist/mystic Pierre Teilhard de Chardin.
"(Tielhard said) there is but one evil . He named it disunion. Teilhard meant the very thing that contemporary quantum theory affirms, namely that the cosmos is essentially a single, unified, and pulsing interconnectedness, in which all entities need relationship and intimacy for their fulfillment - from atoms to people to the wheeling stars. What this world view says is that evil is powered by the fears and pretensions that feed the arrogance of not needing one another across all divisions - and not caring for the interconnected fabric of life in the wind and the willows of the perishable earth...."