Can you believe how quickly this year has gone by? I know we say that every year but I really feel that this year whizzed by and I didn’t notice until well…today!
I’ve learnt so much this year from my friends, co-workers, acquaintances and even strangers. I’ve listened to other people’s experiences, seen their strength, courage and resilience in the face of adversity. They’ve even managed to have a great sense of humor and still find things to be grateful for every day. I’ve tried to incorporate being more patient in my daily life and squash the inner eye roll that I know I tend to do sometimes. I’ve had a great year filled with a lot of love and hope and even though I’ve hit a few roadblocks I know I’ll find my way back again. It does get frustrating at times when you think you are on a broken escalator that doesn’t go forward or upward but as Bilbo Baggins said ‘ Not All Those Who Wander Are Lost.’ So perhaps I am on the road I’m supposed to be after all. I hope I can take all these lessons into the new year as I kiss this year goodbye.
Here’s wishing the New Year brings all of us peace and stability, understanding and compassion.