A journey of a thousand
miles begins with a single step.
Today is a day of
A small miscalculation at
the outset, a subtle deviation from the plan, will cause you to miss your mark
by a wide margin, cause you to never reach your end, or to end in a place you
never meant to be.
Great care must be taken
at the beginning.
Be mindful of your aim.
Today it is a day of resolutions.
Doing is being, that is
what Ray Bradbury said:
have done is not enough.
cannot lie about, and lie about the things you might just do someday.
and win the game.
Great things are achieved
(and by great I mean great on any scale; socially, professionally, personally,
spiritually, privately), arrived at, built, discovered, in a series of small,
steady, consistent steps, through the steady application of effort.
Resolve to do something;
Know this, life is a dance
The process is just as
important as the goal.
The archer is not only
concerned with the object of her aim, but with drawing of her bow.
2018, it is an even
number. I mean it is both even as a numeral, and even in that it portends to be
a year marked by a balancing in the fabric of American life.
2018 marks is the continuation
of a new era in American politics, in the American social order, in the
American vision, and the American experience.
2018 calls for a realignment
of our cultural norms, a hoped for return of political power to the actual
majority of Americans.
2018 will be the year of
the woman, a year for justice, and compassion.
It is the first day, of
the new-year, the first day of the first full year in office for Mr. Trump. I
can only hope that justice catches up with him, and this year of lies, of
un-reality ends as quickly as it began.