As the clock ticks and we get ready to transition from 2009 to 2010, I found a few quotes to share with you.  So say them at a NYE party, email them to friends, post them on one of the social networking sites or just enjoy them for you.  10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1…HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

“A New Year’s resolution is something that goes in one year and out the other.” ~Anonymous

“For last year’s words belong to last year’s language and next year’s words await another voice.” ~ T.S. Eliot

“Year’s end is neither an end nor a beginning but a going on, with all the wisdom that experience can instill in us. Cheers to a new year and another chance for us to get it right.”  ~Oprah Winfrey

“An optimist stays up until midnight to see the new year in.  A pessimist stays up to make sure the old year leaves.” ~Bill Vaughn

“One resolution I have made, and try always to keep, is this: To rise above the little things.” ~John Burroughs

“Though even thinking on the subject of time may prove discomforting, it is not a bad idea—especially at the beginning of a new year.  As we look into <2010> we look at a block of time. We see 12 months, 52 weeks, 365 days, 8,760 hours, 525,600 minutes, 31,536,000 seconds. And all is a gift from God. We have done nothing to deserve it, earn it, or purchased it. Like the air we breathe, time comes to us as a part of life.  The gift of time is not ours alone. It is given equally to each person. Rich and poor, educated and ignorant, strong and weak—every man, woman and child has the same twenty-four hours every day.  Another important thing about time is that you cannot stop it. There is no way to slow it down, turn it off, or adjust it. Time marches on.  And you cannot bring back time. Once it is gone, it is gone. Yesterday is lost forever. If yesterday is lost, tomorrow is uncertain. We may look ahead at a full year’s block of time, but we really have no guarantee that we will experience any of it.  Obviously, time is one of our most precious possessions. We can waste it. We can worry over it. We can spend it on ourselves. Or, as good stewards, we can invest it in the kingdom of God.  The new year is full of time. As the seconds tick away, will you be tossing time out the window, or will you make every minute count?” ~Steven B. Cloud

“What a blessing it is to start off this New Year’s Eve as a thyroid cancer SURVIVOR.  Thank you for all the love and support.  I wish you a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Positive NEW Year and Decade.  2010 is going to be a year full of amazing change!” ~Jennifer Bridge