The days after Christmas and before New Year’s Eve have been a special time for me for as long as I can remember. It’s a quiet time—from the subtle solstice shift, the peace after Christmas, the lower temperatures that limit late-night revelers. There’s a hush that falls over my neighborhood like a blanket of snow.
And in this quiet time, I choose to reflect on where I’ve been and where I want to be next. To measure my life and see if I’m okay with how things are going, or if there’s something I want to change to have a different experience. If there’s any unfinished business, this is a time to bring it to an end so I can move on. Continue reading