“The last page of the leather-bound volume marked 2016 has been written, and placed upon the shelf of years-past. Now we bring down the fresh book and get our magic quills ready to start Page 1 of the next volume!”
The above quote was the last notation made by a friend of mine as 2015 rolled over into 2016.
A year later, I can’t help but recall his statement as I ponder what 2017 will hold for me.
You are the writer of your own year. You have started a new book and each day offers you a chance to further your story . . . and your personal development.
Perhaps you are like me and are looking at a blank page. Suffering from writer’s block as you try to work out the plot line for your next 365 days. Or you may have it outline, charted and ready to go long before the ball dropped this past weekend.
Either way, there is a year of discovery, characters, twists and dialogue ahead for you. A year in which you have the power to chart your own path through unknown territory, encounter new friends and develop your skills for your life long journey.
Your book starts now. I wish you the best in your upcoming story.
With that, I would also like to take a moment to remind you that Morningstars Toastmasters weekly 7am Wednesday morning meetings at Harmony Hall in Lower Gibsons resume on January 4th. See you there!
Happy New Year!