2017. A YEAR COMES.
Why do we celebrate events like a ‘new year day’ – in every calendar – when it doesn’t bring any qualitative change in life in practical terms?
After all, if we don’t count exceptions, nothing much changes on a ‘tomorrow’ than what it is on a ‘today’.
It’s symbolic and therefore it is important – to live and relive life – to live and relive its premises – and its promises that it makes and it doesn’t.
It is always between ‘what is going to change from one calendar day to the next’ and ‘every day is a new day, a new hope, a new opportunity’.
Naturally, it is always better to go with the later one – every day is a new day and every day is a new ‘you’.
Perspectives are what make or break a life – the classical half-filled or half-empty proposition!
Welcome 2017. Adieu 2016.
Reflect on. Retrospect. Introspect.
Look back to look ahead.
To reflect on the days waiting for you. To recharge yourself. With the symbolic milestone of a New Year.
A symbolic milestone that comes every year.
It is for you to look at it – so why won’t we do it in a positive, uplifting mode?
Yes, life is very unpredictable – and so are its difficulties – with moments that let you down – with letdowns that lock you in an inertia.
But life tells to always look ahead – at the point beyond that letdown. It is only you who can break the run of inertia in your life.
Life’s experiences should tell us that there is no substitute, no alternative of the zeal to fight back – especially when life is dragging you down.
Kill those jinxes that work to darken your path.
The rules of the game that life is point in just one direction – stay along and against the odds you face while trying to live life the way you seek.
Days like January 1 or December 31 are important milestones to take stock of how the time has gone by so far – and how you need to look ahead – to measure your life so far – with an element of periodicity.
Adieu 2016. Welcome 2017.