When it’s Not Home Anymore

Every man should be born again on the first day of January. Start with a fresh page. Take up one hole more in the buckle if necessary, or let down one, according to circumstances; but on the first of January let every man gird himself once more, with his face to the front, and take no interest in the things that were and are past.
~ Henry Ward Beecher

Just visited family in both Chicago and Cedar Rapids for the holidays. It’s not home anymore.
And that’s ok. What is ‘home’ in both places now rests only in the hearts and lives of my loved ones who live there.

Referencing the quote above, on this first day of January, this woman is now girding herself once more, with my face to the front, with interest on things that are now and in the future.

In 2014, I pray that God provides … 12 months of happiness, 52 weeks of fun, 365 days of success, 8760 hours of good health, and 525,600 minutes of joy.
Happy new year all!

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About Shari Risoff

Shari Risoff is an author, editor and consultant based in Raleigh, NC, USA. She studied business and spent years building client relationships in the corporate world and is passionate about communicating. She is the author of two books, Released: A True Story of Escape from an Abusive Marriage and Accidental Sabbatical. She began to consult and write full time during her own accidental sabbatical. She writes, and edits books for other authors, as well as helping small business owners with infrastructure or communication or projects of many kinds. She is devoted to her husband Stephen. When she is not working on her new book, or hanging out with Stephen, she is reading books or studying human behavior. Readers or writers in need of an editor can get in touch via email: projectmavens @ risoff.com or follow her on Twitter @ShariRisoff.
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