Waiting. Wondering. Hoping. All those huge sentiments float up and around during this time of year.
Expectant anticipation can be a glorious thing if one is facing reality There is nothing wrong with dreaming far out of the box thoughts and aspirations.
However, living within a magical bubble and turning deaf ears to others' needs, can be a way to set oneself up for disappointment. 'Tis the season bombards us with a false sense of security and often misplaced values.
As we all think about the past year, and resolve to make the new one coming in to be more purposeful and productive, let us wait, wonder and hope well.