There is something peaceful about
reflecting on the year as we ready ourselves for the next one.
It’s a time, at least for me, to look
back over what the last 12 months had brought into my life.
The moments of joy and happiness.
The obstacles that had been dealt with,
whether I successfully bested them, or they knocked me down.
It helps me to take a personal review
and see, most importantly, where I made mistakes and missteps and maybe what I can
And this year, like the last few, has had
its share of ups and downs.
I would get excited about one thing, to
only find myself crestfallen the next day.
Granny used to not get overly happy when good things happened. “Life will
balance it out soon enough,” she would say.
That always bothered me, as if it was
some self-fulfilling prophecy on her…