Having just read the above post and seen the question “what change that you want to see are you now deciding to be?”
I was struck by this and also kind of stuck for an answer. It is a New Year, but are we supposed to have it all figured already?
It takes me longer than that to figure things out, maybe I should have begun to figure it all out much earlier.
So what do I think this year will hold for me?
I like so many others I’m sure, am hopeful that we as a couple will become healthier, even happier and more prosperous, perhaps a little slimmer too as I seem to have put on some extra pounds. Maybe it’s because I cooked Apple Crumbles, with our apples from the hill. To allow us that little taste of Scotland for Christmas, which we both love and we have just finished the last of them.
I hope that I will get a great job which will provide everything that we need to survive and maybe give us a little bit more to cover some adventures along the way. I hope that my second book will be better than my first and sell so many more copies.
So as I sat at New Year, stating my intentions, getting them out there, I hoped that some at least might come to pass.
But and this is the thing, If it doesn’t all happen for me then I have made the decision that I will not beat myself up about it as I have in previous years. I will not blame myself or those around me, most of all I will not see it as failure if I don’t achieve all these things. For I am giving my fate over to the universe this year and if it doesn’t deliver, then well then I have to just accept that it just isn’t the right time yet and believe that the better things will come, when they are ready.
This is my new leaf… Allowing myself to accept what good things are to come, to welcome the changes that will follow.