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Published on January 1, 2017 By Tova7 In Everything Else

HAPPY NEW YEAR JOE USER!!

I hope the new year fills you with hope.

Resolutions seem so out of date to me, so I pick a word and make it the flag plant for the upcoming year.

There were many words competing for 2017, but this year "faith" won.

Faith is defined as:

1. confidence or trust in a person or thing:faith in another's ability.
 
2. belief that is not based on proof: He had faith that the hypothesis....

3. belief in God or in the doctrines or teachings of religion:
the firm faith of the Pilgrims.

4. belief in anything, as a code of ethics, standards of merit, etc.:
to be of the same faith with someone concerning honesty.
 
Confidence and trust in my fellow humans is my very scary aim. Over the
last couple years, I've lost a lot of faith in people. Betrayal by friends, 
unethical conduct in people I believed to be, well, ethical. The list is
endless. And after the bitter year of political fighting, I don't think I'm
the only one who may be wondering about the heart of humanity in
general.

So this year, I hope to have a little more faith where I can in people
by giving them the benefit of the doubt. 

And of course I hope to grow my faith in God, which ties into
giving people grace.
 
I hope your year is full of growth, hard work and the satisfaction of it!
 
Tova

Comments
on Jan 01, 2017

Happy new year to you also!  Good post!! 

on Jan 01, 2017

Thanks Teddy

on Jan 01, 2017

Happy New Year Tova7. Hope this year is better than the last for all.

on Jan 01, 2017

May God's Grace be with you and yours in the years to come. 

-- Ace --

on Jan 02, 2017

The best of the coming year to all...good health, happiness, good fortune and productivity!

on Jan 02, 2017

And a healthy and happy new year to you, too, Tova.  And to all JU'ers.

on Jan 03, 2017

Thanks all!  

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