2017 Wish for You

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May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art — write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.

. . . I hope you will have a wonderful year, that you’ll dream dangerously and outrageously, that you’ll make something that didn’t exist before you made it, that you will be loved and that you will be liked, and that you will have people to love and to like in return. And, most importantly (because I think there should be more kindness and more wisdom in the world right now), that you will, when you need to be, be wise, and that you will always be kind.

I hope that in this year to come, you make mistakes.

Because if you are making mistakes, then you are making new things, trying new things, learning, living, pushing yourself, changing yourself, changing your world. You’re doing things you’ve never done before, and more importantly, you’re Doing Something.
So that’s my wish for you, and all of us, and my wish for myself. Make New Mistakes. Make glorious, amazing mistakes. Make mistakes nobody’s ever made before. Don’t freeze, don’t stop, don’t worry that it isn’t good enough, or it isn’t perfect, whatever it is: art, or love, or work or family or life.

Whatever it is you’re scared of doing, Do it.

Make your mistakes, next year and forever.

Neil Gaiman



Magic Formula

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Cristina Gecolea at Omega Custom Framing and Gallery

Look at yourself and adore yourself. If you will make this small effort to appreciate you and what is yours now, you will soften so quickly, any resistance that has been keeping you apart from the things you want.
It is the magic formula that you’ve been looking for.
It is the key to you getting what you want.
It is the key to your abundance, your clarity and your stamina.
It is the key to your energy.
It is the key to your vitality.
It is the key to your flexibility.
It is the key to your wellness.
It is the key to all things that feel good to you.
Make some small effort, every chance you get, at looking at where you stand now and doing your best to soothe and appreciate your now.
Reach for those feelings of appreciation of self.
There is no exercise that will ever do that and take you further than finding a way of soothing the resistance that you have directed at you.
When you soothe the resistance that you have directed at you, your world will open fast to the abundance that is lined up right outside your door.

Update: January 2, 2016 — A poster of this post is available at https://xinageco.wordpress.com/2016/01/01/magic-formula-re-mixed/