I am sending you out like sheep among wolves. Therefore be as shrewd as snakes and as innocent as doves. (Matthew 10:16)
It's Chinese New Year - or Lunar New Year, if you prefer: the year of the snake. Snakes have a bad press generally, but there is some positive symbolism attached to them too: transformation, healing, wisdom, creativity. So here's another chance for a new start: what are the serpent-graces you want to ask for?
Gung hay fat choy!
And here's Kaa from the Jungle Book...