This is a time of year when we all take stock and remember what we have had and often dream about what we will have in the future. If there is one thing we now is that predicting the future is pretty difficult, so many of us have new years resolutions that are lucky to see the 2nd of January. I don't go for the resolution thing anymore, rather I think about things more from the bottom up (or perhaps from the inside out - I'm not sure).
What do I stand for? What do I like? What can I do for others? What is my why? All important questions. As a kind of rudder to my life I always return to the "Holstee Manifesto" - it's a beautiful thing and I just love it. Here is the poster version followed by a video version both of which are near the top of my "inspiring words" list:
Add to this Jack London's personal credo and you have plenty to be getting on with: