Gazing out the window and observing the happenings and mysteries of the world is definitely not my cup of tea. No mam, no sir. I’m meant to be wrapped up in the thick of life. You can find me loving, suffering, daring, failing, wishing, hoping and feeling. I want to experience, firsthand, all that the world has to offer.
The wonders of life swirl around us, and it’s our task to absorb and share all that the gifts that they bring. Suffering and pain is inevitable, sure, but the bad times make the good times better.
Point is, I firmly believe that we should make each day our best, and constantly think about how to maximize our life experiences (make way for all that loving, suffering, daring, failing, wishing, hoping and feeling). Sometimes we need to live in the moment, and sometimes our actions need to push us toward the future we’re hoping for.
Despite that belief, I’m also beginning to see the New Year as a time for reflecting on the past 12 months. The new year offers an opportunity to analyze where past plans went awry and create goals for future success. So, this year, I’m making 12 resolutions (or little action steps) to help make sure I’m living life to the fullest.
Okay, okay, without further ado, my resolutions:
Did you make any of the same resolutions? And, last but not least (since I couldn’t stop playing around with words and pictures), a hope to to share: