Friday, January 01, 2010

The Choicest Four-Letter Words

May this year and the years to come be full of



Life

Love

Hope

Luck



Here's a charming recipe I found:

Take twelve fine, full-grown months; see that these are thoroughly free from old memories of bitterness, rancor and hate, cleanse them completely from every clinging spite; pick off all specks of pettiness and littleness; in short, see that these months are freed from all the past—have them fresh and clean as when they first came from the great storehouse of Time. Cut these months into thirty or thirty-one equal parts. Do not attempt to make up the whole batch at one time (so many persons spoil the entire lot this way) but prepare one day at a time.

Into each day put equal parts of faith, patience, courage, work (some people omit this ingredient and so spoil the flavor of the rest), hope, fidelity, liberality, kindness, rest (leaving this out is like leaving the oil out of the salad dressing— don’t do it), prayer, meditation, and one well-selected resolution. Put in about one teaspoonful of good spirits, a dash of fun, a pinch of folly, a sprinkling of play, and a heaping cupful of good humor. _ www.appleseeds.org

19 comments:

  1. Have a wonderful new year Sra!

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  2. Happy New Year to you and your family. I always love to see your blog. I enjoy reading your blog. Keep posting.
    Radha

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  3. A damn good recipe for the New Year.

    Here's wishing you a fantastic year ahead.

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  4. chala thoughtful recipe Sra...:)..something we have to remember everyday..

    Siri

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  5. Wish you lots of these choicest four letter words :). Have a splendid 2010!

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  6. How well put Sra, wishing you and your family a very happy new year.

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  7. Happy New Year dear Sra, that is one complicated recipe, I might have to skip a few steps and find a few shortcuts ;)

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  8. nice post. thanks.

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  9. Wonderful recipe.

    Happy New Year, my friend.

    Paz xoxoxo

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  10. Amen to that. Wish you wonderful, wonderful New Year, Sra!

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  11. That is a lovely recipe. Happy new year of great blogging.

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  12. have a great year ahead, sra!

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  13. Love the recipe :) Wishing you and yours a most wonderful New Year, Sra!

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  14. lovely post,,,,happy new yr 2010,..ahead,..

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  15. though a bit late, here's wishing you the best of the best year!

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  16. Admirable sentiment, but getting rid of past bitterness is so much easier said than done.
    Oh....and Iam sure people searching for four letter words now have a reason to land up on your blog.

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