Sunday, January 1, 2023
Happy New Year!

Three years ago, Facebook informed me "this photo from 6 years ago today was your most liked that year.
We thought you'd like to look back on it."

It amuses me because with a tiny bit of digital copy~n~paste, I re-used it for 2020, 2021 and 2022!
(But it won't work for 2023, we'll have to wait until 2024 before it can be re-adapted.)

So we'll have a clip art floating the web, instead.

But the words I said two years ago still hold true:

Three years ago, I began with a wish for "Ma'at to prevail" in 2020. (The ankhs are holding symbols of Ma'at (truth, justice and fairness))! Sadly, I think back to all the times Ma'at DID NOT prevail in 2020, 2021 and 2022. Did my talisman fail?

While I still pray that, prehaps I am better guided to think about how _I_ (and only _I_) can work towards this goal in my life. I can not control the actions of others. I can only control my own actions.

(Am I tempted to add, "And only on the good days!) Would that be a more truthful assessment? But I can aim, EACH DAY, towards that goal. Am I seeking the Truth? Am I speaking the Truth? Am I being fair? (And thereby following that goal, a whole raft of subsequent virtues, Ma'at being the bed rock of them all.)

May Ma'at prevail (chez moi) in 2023!

And as ever, I thank the Gods (Netjeru) that I've made it this far!

Best of fortune to you dear readers in 2023 (or in any other year in which you find yourself!)

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