- December 29th, 2011
It occurs to me in this festive week of overindulgence and resolutions, that what people ultimately want is to matter. Every resolution can be traced back to that very verb, if you think about it.
This year I want to give back by volunteering my time. In other words, to matter to those less fortunate.
This year I want to exercise more. In other words, to matter to myself and my loved ones by improving my health so I can stick around longer.
This year I want to dust off the manuscript and finish the book. In other words, to matter to those who will read it.
This year I want to spend more time with my family. So I can matter to them.
This year I want to be nicer to people.
And so on and so forth, do you see where I’m going with this? Well I intend to sever the intermediary cloaking and get straight down to it, because as we all know, life is too fleeting not to cut straight to the marrow.
This year I want to matter. Read more