KATHIE’S KORNER — Let’s not waste the new days we are given

Published 12:01 am Friday, December 31, 2021

Webster was a Christian man. The definitions in his first books were religious with the (rel.) sign and always first in the order of each word.

When he retired, and then died, the order was changed and moved to the end of the definition.

His definition of the word NEW is; fresh, different from the past, a new position and for the first time.

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It’s a New Year, a New Day, coming soon, and, wow, it is going to be tremendous!

Like my title says, a new bunch of days, 365, and we can determine how we use them, just like we are in charge of 24 hours of every day.

Let’s not waste them. Time is precious and there are so many ways to make a difference in this world, starting in our families, church and the work force.

The way to not be selfish in our thoughts and actions is to SERVE, and that also begins at home, church and our work.

What a privilege to help each other.

Teach this to your children and respect will be predominant in our society, hopefully, once again.

A brilliant, young man, taught on a Sunday morning how important “structure” is to keep motivated and strengthened in our lives.

Great athletes, musicians and workers are structured and disciplined when they first begin their active, regulated lives, but as they retire some stop exercising and practicing, working, wasting all the valuable instruction and even pay they made, only to become weaker and, physically from little or no activity.

While it’s important to pace ourselves as we get older and take breaks, especially if we have jobs with a lot of pressure, let’s not, “take it easy” and “slow down.” I think we should always, “keep moving” and stay healthy and excited about life.

“(T)hose who plan peace have joy.” — Proverbs 12:20 ESV

We plan so many things, our whole lives, but sometimes neglect to plan for peace, everyday.

This is a great scripture for the New Year and new bunch of days.

Happy New Year to you all!