What is it about New Year's Day that inspires so many people to start over, to set goals, and to make personal commitments to finally stick to them? It's the blank slate. The fresh start. The clean house. The brand new. The unopened. The untarnished. The unwritten. It's all of those things and more. But really? It's hope.
It's hope for a better tomorrow. For a second chance. For forgiveness. For freedom from chains. For sunlight on a rainy day-or in some cases? Life.
No rush and no pressure, but when you are ready.
Ask yourself this question: "What is holding me back?" Ask yourself when you are alone. When you are ready to be honest with your answer. Ask yourself when you have finally gotten to that point where you are almost shouting in your own head, "ENOUGH! Enough is enough! I am ready to do this!" Whatever your "this" is? Doesn't matter. It matters to you! But it doesn't matter if your "this" is different than my "this".
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When most people come to a dead end, with a cross road, and are faced with the choice of turning left or right, they make a choice. Even if they hesitate momentarily, they can clearly see that standing still and going straight are not options. They might evaluate, try to see (or even guess!) whether turning left or right is the better choice. But eventually turn they will. Coming to this cross road might make them uncomfortable. For some? Being faced with that choice? Might