Summary: As we start a new year we can gain courage by looking at the good aspects of our past and the glimmers of good fortune that lie in our future. These things are conjured by our myths from the dry pages of history for our eyes to see. From the archives.
Morpheus speaking to the people of Zion
From The Matrix Reloaded (2003)
Believe me when I say that we have a difficult time ahead of us.
But if we are to be prepared for it, we must first shed our fear of it.
I stand before you now, truthfully, unafraid.
Because I believe something you do not?
I stand here because I remember.
I remember that I am here not because the path that lies before me,
but because of the path that lies behind me.
What I believe
As we start a New Year I find it useful to review my core beliefs. It is easy to lose sight of such things amidst the clatter of daily events: