January 1, 2008
Good morning girls and boys. I want to wish each one of you a very Happy New Year! Of course, today is New Yearís Day — the very first day of our new year, 2008. And just like each New Year’s Day, there will be parades and football games on television and maybe a nice New Yearís Day dinner at home. What are some of the other things we do on the first day of the New Year? That’s right — this is the day most people make their ìresolutionsî for the coming year. They decide to change things in their lives, like quitting smoking or exercising more, or maybe they just decide to be a little kinder to their friends and neighbors. And these are all good things, arenít they, boys and girls? Being kind to each other is one of the Lessons we have learned in our Bibles.
Some people have other traditions that they observe on New Yearís…