He agreed but then, but then pointed out that he had learned more in the past year than in any other. Looking back I would probably have to say the same......so will press on remembering "Hitherto hath the Lord helped us", and "The Lord never asks us to go where He Himself is not going." Comforting. Below are a few quotes that I enjoyed and thought went well with New Year's Day.
Again, best wishes for your day, and the year ahead. I'm happy to be spending my day with family and friends who are very dear to me. Maybe I'll post pictures later:-)
"Go back?” he thought. “No good at all! Go sideways? Impossible! Go forward? Only thing to do! On we go!” So up he got, and trotted along with his little sword held in front of him and one hand feeling the wall, and his heart all of a patter and a pitter."
~ The Hobbit
"All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.”
~ The Fellowship Of The Ring
"Resolution One: I will live for God. Resolution Two: If no one else does, I still will."
~ Jonathan Edwards
"O that a golden thread of holiness may run through the whole web of this year. "
~ Matthew Henry