All fresh for the new year

 

The last day of the year? Really, it’s just another day. Ask your dog if it’s special – I’m sure their answer would be “Huh? What’s for dinner?”

However. We humans do like to ascribe meaning to events; it’s a way of defining and making sense of our world; it gives us some kind of measure. (It’s the same type of urge that makes us like to name things, and to understand the processes behind natural phenomena – we like to have a base from which to manipulate our environments according to our own desires.)

New Year’s Eve is not a time for making promises to ourselves that we can’t keep. It is a time for looking back at the year that was, of self-assessment, of understanding what it is that is important to us. Of figuring out where to go from here.

The new year holds the promise of newness and freshness, of great possibilities. And yes, this is true! But keep in mind you are not infinitely malleable. Like materials – paper, glass, metal, fabric – each has its own true nature, capable of many wonderful and amazing things, but not everything. Be kind to yourself – understand who you are, go your own direction, climb your own mountain.

I wish you all the very best for the fresh year.

Julie x

 

taylorseclectic – lime grove earrings – 925 silver, paper

 

svsoaps – citrus bliss

 

cksstudio80 – citrus and sunshine

 

clayswan – tea for two – ceramic

 

uneekglassfusions – coral shoots bowl – glass


2 Responses to “All fresh for the new year”

  1. TaylorsEclectic

    What a wonderful sentiment, and what amazing pieces to highlight that with! I love your concept for this article and the beautiful bold colors and unique pieces here! Thank you so much for including my earrings!

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