Planning can take us through a day, a week or a month. Whenever a plan is well crafted, there is a sense of joy in its execution. However, diversions usually strike us without our control. My sense of good luck has been strong in many of my encounters this year.
This really was an eventful one for me. Our stories and the way we tell them reflect the passing year and help us reflect on the year to come: an inspiring display of resilience and recovery following a serious road accident to my in-laws; Canadian citizenship in August; fascinating city building processes; mind boggling disasters around the world; gaining confidence in my writing. Nothing seems to relate to anything so making the connections is a matter of creativity, optimism and storytelling.
I am looking at the prospects of 2014 with growing anticipation.
May you have a Happy New Year.