Lent becomes a movement for improvement or a program for progress when used as a reason to begin making personal changes or reverse bad habits. Continue reading What is the Point of Lent?
All will be auld lang syne at the end of 2017 but with an aim to see that order upends chaos. My mantra for living my life in a way to effect this change is, “When they go low, we go high,” a quote from Michelle Obama. Continue reading The Making of Auld Lang Syne
Apprehension and disappointment are common and creeps in with the commitment and formal resolve to “keep” New Year’s resolutions. Eventually circumstances beyond our control occur or do not occur in the days ahead. How does a person deal with that? One helpful way to keep going in the face of challenges is to keep changing. Viewing every day as a New Year’s day – although that means every night could be a New Year’s Eve, but perhaps we should not get wasted and party till dawn too often – but if we do start anew every day we can change directions, start a new resolution or just keep going the way we have. This is a way to reduce the number of regrets we can accumulate that weight us down emotionally and intellectually. Continue reading New Year Thoughts and Wishes