" I am the new year. I am an unspoiled page in your book of time. I am your next chance at the art of living.
I am your opportunity to practice what you have learned during the last twelve months about life.
All that you sought the past year and failed to find is hidden in me; I am waiting for you to search it out again and with more determination.
All the good that you tried to do for others and did not achieve last year is mine to grant - providing you have fewer selfish and conflicting desires.
In me lies the potential of all that you dreamed but did not dare to do, all that you hoped but did not perform, all you prayed for but did not yet experience. These dreams slumber lightly, waiting to be awakened by the touch of an enduring purpose. I am your opportunity..."