It’s time for change. The old year ends, a new year begins. We reflect on the past 365 days—highlights and lowlights, choices made, dreams pursued or lost, rejoicing or regrets. And we ponder the coming year: expectations, resolutions, hopes, dreams.
I wrote this a couple of years ago—about an ending and a beginning. As I reread it, it was a good reminder about the pain and hope in ending one chapter and beginning a new one. May it help you as you prepare to say good-bye to 2012 and good morning to 2013.
Finishing a good book is bittersweet for me. I love being in the story, knowing the people, being a part of the action. But when I turn the last page, I feel sad. It’s over. My life will go on, but those brief relationships will end.
Yesterday was such a bittersweet day. (more…)