HAPPY NEW YEAR to readers from the Yelm Community Blog!
A New Year’s message has been published here annually since in 2007.
Thank you for your interest and patronage in 2021.
– Steve Klein, Host
About the video: “Everyone needs a new beginning – whether it be from a personal failing, tragic past, or in the desire to pursue a dream. The need for renewal is not only what we embrace at the New Year; it’s also at the heart of salvation itself.”
– List of quotes in the Video:
“There will come a time when you believe everything is finished.
That… will be the Beginning.”
~ Louis L’Amour
~ THE NEW YEAR ~
A NEW BEGINNING WHEN WE RESOLVE TO LET GO OF OUR PAST
EMBRACE GOD IN OUR PRESENT
AND BRING CHANGE TO OUR FUTURE.
“The beginning is the most important part – for that is the time character is being formed.”
“The Object of a New Year is NOT that we should have a New Year. It is that we should have a new Soul.”
~ G.K. Chesterton
“Maybe this year…walk through the rooms of our lives, not looking for flaws, but potential.”
~ Ellen Goodman
“Decide that you are not going to stay where you are.”
“You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just the first step.”
~ Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
“Stay away from what might have been, and look at what can be.”
~ Marsha Petrie Sue
“Everyone who got where they are are had to begin where they were.”
~ Robert Louis Stevenson
“Be always at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let each new year find you a better man.”
~ Benjamin Franklin
“Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; suddenly you are doing the impossible.”
~ St. Francis of Assisi
“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.”
~ T.S. Eliot
“If anyone is in CHRIST, he is a NEW creation; old thing have passed away; all things have become new.”
~ 2 Corinthians 5:17
FORGIVE WHAT IS DONE
REPENT WHAT YOU MUST
YOU ARE NOT YOUR PAST
GOD IS YOUR FUTURE
OUT WITH THE OLD
IN WITH THE RENEWED
“For I know the plans I have for you…to prosper you and not to harm you, to give you hope and a future.”
~ Jeremiah 29:11