If comparison is the thief of joy, then regret is its accomplice.
If nothing else, this year has taught me that gratitude is the antidote to crisis, and even in the worst of times, it is still possible to not only move forward, but to thrive in the midst of absolute chaos.
I'm learning now that we cannot make choices simply because they make sense on paper.
How I am going to accomplish this remains to be seen, but just having the full clarity of what I want my life's work to be is worthy of celebration.
As I have seen death up close, I am no longer afraid of it. I am at peace with knowing that sooner or later, I and everyone I love will have to pay the price for admission into this miraculous thing called life.
Their memories will have to do.
2021 is shaping up to be a year of reinvention for me. Two weeks have passed and while so much is still the same (namely, an ever-present pandemic that has brought about a new normal), there is also much change on the horizon. One could imagine why I may feel overwhelmed... And yet, I don't.… Continue reading Reinvention