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Omikuji: Japanese Fortune Lottery

We skipped getting omikuji (????) during our new year visit to a shrine nearby, or hatsumode, this year. I guess getting omikuji is only something I do, once a year or so. Omikuji are the thin strips of paper, usually folded, that we can find at shrines and temples and is translated as 'omen' or 'fortune.' There are varying degrees of luckiness or unluckiness, and a few comments about where you are at in your life, something to think about or focus on, suggestions for improvement, etc.
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