Today is January 1, 2015.
Doesn’t that sound like a made up year?
The year that back to the future predicted there would be flying cars and robotic dog walkers.
I mean I wouldn’t mind taking a jetpack to school…
But that’s besides the point
I can’t believe a year has passed.
What did you spend that year doing?
Did you spend those months bettering yourself?
Did you spend those days helping other people?
Did you spend the hours with your loved ones?
Did you use every minute with caution?
What about the seconds; did you even make those count?
If you asked me last January what I thought 2014 would bring me,
I would have told you that I’d be happy if I learned how to smile again.
And how badly I wish I could turn to my younger self and assure her that time really works wonders.
I would explain that one day I would fully understand that everything happens for a reason.
And to be honest:
I would never have thought that I would publish my feelings on a blog for the world to read.
10,000 viewers later… I am writing to you and you are still reading.
I think resolutions are stupid.
Nothing will change from 11pm to midnight.
The stroke of midnight will not make your New Year’s Eve dresses fade away and you will not lose those 20 lbs because it is now midnight of a new year.
Nothing works unless you do.
So make goals, not resolutions.
But don’t make the goal because it is a new year, make the goal because you want to.
Get in shape
Write a blog
Fall in love
Star in a play
Get a promotion
Win the lottery
I guess my goal of 2014 was just to sit and enjoy the journey: my journey.
‘The rises and falls were sewn together so perfectly
The seams effortlessly both beautiful and heart wrenching.
I no longer feel the gravity of resolutions and unfulfilled expectations’
I see possibility
The change to embark on yet another journey.
So, take your journey with me.