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Will the Groundhog see 6 years of peace?

A billboard from the campaign against war, which Lennon and Yoko carried out during the Vietnam War around Christmas. by Sam HarrelsonGroundhog Day has been happening for a couple of centuries as a sign of hope.  Hope that the cold and harsh weather of winter will end and the warming of spring will arrive.  I don’t think anyone still believes in the power of a groundhog’s prognostication, but the tradition has continued as a way to visualize our goals.

With the arrival of the movie Groundhog Day, the holiday has taken on an additional meaning of second chances.  And third chances. And fourth chances.  And fifth chances . . . . till we finally get it right. A westernization of the karmic wheel. A chance at getting it right.

If a movie can redefine a centuries-old tradition, then we can also.  Ok, we don’t have Bill Murray mugging for us yet, but that will come in time. 🙂

So why not think big? Continue reading Will the Groundhog see 6 years of peace?