> >Subject: New Year's Prayer
> >NEW YEAR' S PRAYER
> >May you get a clean bill of health from your dentist, your cardiologist,
> >your gastro-endocrinologist, your urologist, your proctologist, your
> >podiatrist, your psychiatrist, your gynecologist, your plumber and the
> >May your hair, your teeth, your face-lift, your abs and your stocks not
> >fall; and may your blood pressure, your triglycerides, your cholesterol,
> >your white blood count and your mortgage interest not rise.
> >May you find a way to travel from anywhere to anywhere in the rush hour
> >less than an hour, and when you get there may you find a parking space.
> >May Friday evening, December 31, find you seated around the dinner table,
> >together with your beloved family and cherished friends, ushering in the
> >year ahead. You will find the food better, the environment quieter, the
> >cost much cheaper, and the pleasure much more fulfilling than anything
> >you might ordinarily do that night.
> >May you wake up on January 1st, finding that the world has not come to an
> >end, the lights work, the water faucets flow, and the sky has not fallen.
> >May you go to the bank on Monday morning, January 3rd and find your
> >is in order, your money is still there and any mistakes are in your
> >May you ponder on January 4th: How did this ultramodern civilization of
> >manage to get itself traumatized by a possible slip of a blip on a chip
> >out of sand.
> >May we relax about the future and realize that we could still have a
> >long time until we pass, by which time the computer is long since
> >obsolete,and so are we.
> >May God give you the strength to go through a year of presidential
> >campaigning, and may some of the promises made be kept. May you believe
> >least half of what the candidates propose, and may those elected fulfill
> >least half of what they promise, and the miracle of reducing taxes and
> >balancing budgets happens.
> >May you be awestruck by God's sense of humor as you wrestle with the
> >possibility that a professional wrestler could become president of the
> >United States.
> >May what you see in the mirror delight you, and what others see in you
> >delight them.
> >May someone love you enough to forgive your faults, be blind to your
> >blemishes, and tell the world about your virtues.
> >May the telemarketers wait to make their sales calls until you finish
> >dinner, and may your checkbook and your budget balance, and may they
> >generous amounts for charity.
> >May we live as God intended, in a world at peace and the awareness of His
> >love in every sunset, every flower's unfolding petals, every baby's
> >every lover's kiss, and every wonderful, astonishing, miraculous beat of
> > ~~~ Author Unknown