New Year’s Eve has always been one of my favorite holidays. Before we had a baby, we would always throw a big party for all of our friends. Now, we celebrate on a smaller scale, but it’s still just as much fun.
2015 has been a year of change and challenge for me. I’ve tried on new hats, and ultimately decided they didn’t fit. I’ve wished and prayed for new life to take root, and though it didn’t in the way I wanted or expected, it has in a way that is better than I could have imagined.
I’m happy to say farewell to 2015, and to let go with it some of the things that have been taking up space in my heart and mind.
I’m letting go of:
I’m inviting in:
That’s it. Simplicity. It’s my word for 2016.
Changes are afoot once more, but mostly I’m changing back into who I have always been. I am accepting my gifts and talents, and honoring their true value.
New Year’s Eve is a time to look back, but mostly, to look forward. I’m looking forward to this next year of life with a sense of gratitude, because my world is already so full of love, and joy, and peace. I hope yours is too.