New Years Thought 2020

May your coming year be filled with magic, dreams, and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful. Don't forget to create some art. Write. Or draw. Or build. Or sing.

Or live as only you can. I hope somewhere in the next year you surprise yourself.

I hope you 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, that you will liked, and that you will have people to love and 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.

–From Calm, 2019/12/31

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