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Thursday, December 30, 2021

Happy New Year wishes

 Today I have a little something different to share with you.  I came across this and thought it would be something that you would enjoy - and it is my wish for you, and for all of us, as we enter into a new year that I hope will be a happy, healthy and safe one for all.

By Jack Levine 

Here’s my 20-item Emotional Gift Guide which I hope will be meaningful for you in this season of celebration. 

To yourself....respect, confidence, faith and fortitude. 

To a family member....communication and understanding, even if there have been relationship challenges. 

To a friend....a heartfelt, caring spirit and appreciation. 

To our natural world, animal and plant life....admiration, protection, and preservation. 

To a good cause....generosity of time and treasure and ardent advocacy.

 To a open door of hospitality. 

To our military forces, first responders and their loved ones....honor, admiration, and support to heal the wounds.

 To the ill and hurting....conscientious concern and comfort. 

To the hungry and homeless....compassion, emergency services, and creative community solutions. 

To the abused, neglected and abandoned....representation, security, and hope.

 To someone with a special challenge....recognition, acceptance, and a path to independence. 

To the addicted and arms, forgiveness, and a positive path to recovery.

 To an infant and toddler....attention, attachment, safety, and learning opportunities.

 To a child or teen....patience, guidance, and a positive example through mentoring.

 To a parent in need....a helping hand and guidance. 

To an elder....reverence, gratitude, and dignified care. 

To a customer or client....excellent service and lasting value. 

To everyone you see, friends and strangers alike....a warm smile, acts of kindness, and positive energy. 

To people of every age....unconditional love and sincere gratitude. 

To all the peoples of the world....justice, and peace.

written by Jack Levine

and found via 'Grand Magazine' online


  1. Thank you and happy New Year to you too!

    1. Let's hope it's a better year than the last couple have been - at least in some aspects!

  2. Happy New Year. Thank you for the emotional gift guide, it filled a place in my heart and mind.

    God bless.

    1. Glad you enjoyed the guide - we all need a boost right now I think. Happy New Year!

  3. Thank you dear for posting these wise words of wisdom. Something to aspire to throughout 2022. Happy New Year. May all you wish come true in 2022.

    1. Happy new year wishes to you as well Sherry. Wish everyone would abide by the words in this quote.

  4. Happy new year ��

  5. And to you my Friend a heartfelt, caring spirit and appreciation.

  6. That's perfect, thank you! Happy New Wishes to you too! Christine xx

    1. Hope your year is a wonderful one Christine!


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