While I typically walk on the dark side these days, my friend from the Netherlands wrote a beautifully upbeat New Year post that I would like to share with you all … I love her positive attitude and determination to always look for the best. Please take a few moments to read her post … it is guaranteed to put a bit of light back into your heart! Thank you, Choosing, for permission to re-blog!
It is New Year’s Eve and like the previous years, I am sitting in the living room with my laptop, the Christmas tree in view, the sound of fireworks in my ears (although it is only around 22.30, but that’s the Netherlands for you), thinking and typing away.
2016. What a year. Loads of controversy, debates, violence, without doubt.
And if you believe the newspapers, 2016 was dominated by all these negative things. My newspaper had a special section today that – pages after pages – looked at all the people that have died in 2016. The VIPs of course, not the countless victims of war in Syria and likewise. I leafed through it and thought, guys, can you stop doing this? Are we really going to define this year by the prominent deaths that happened? I mean, don’t get me wrong, I do understand that the deaths of these people feel…
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