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Happy New Year’s Everyone!

31 Dec

“Life goes by so very fast, my dears, and taking the time to reflect, even once a year, slows things down. We zoom past so many seconds, minutes, hours, killing them with the frantic way we live that it’s important we take at least this one collective sigh and stop, take stock, and acknowledge our place in time before diving back into the melee. Midnight on New Year’s Eve is a unique kind of magic where, just for a moment, the past and the future exist at once in the present. Whether we’re aware of it or not, as we countdown together to it, we’re sharing the burden of our history and committing to the promise of tomorrow.” ~ Hillary DePiano

New Year’s Eve Resolutions

1 Jan

It is that time of year again.  The day when we set aside the old and embrace the new.  For some reason, the changing of the date signifies to human hearts the sign of new beginnings, a renewed belief that what seemed impossible yesterday may be attainable tomorrow.  Unfortunately, like so many others, I always find myself abandoning these resolutions all to quickly as the year goes by.  In fact, this occurs so often, that I have discovered that I almost expect it to happen.  Just a few days ago, a friend told me that she no longer makes New Year’s resolutions because she always feels guilty for abandoning them later.  She sees it as setting herself up for failure.

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