The Daily Prompt – Almost.

I am sitting here on my sofa, covered up with a blanket, in the deep freezing wintry weather of a December morning. And I am deep in thoughts of the things I should have done better in 2017.

I’ve been reflecting on this year and casting introspective glances at my life. So, finally, we’ve almost come to the close of the year, 2017 and there is little I can do at this time to change things. Whatever I have accomplished remains and those goals that couldn’t be birthed has to be moved to the to-do list for the coming year. Indeed, I can’t halt time neither can I stop the year from ebbing into history. Oh yes, 2017 must exit the stage and take up residence in history where it will be celebrated in the party of past memories.

Now, I have to think of how to start a smooth sail in the New Year, articulate my thoughts and make concerted efforts to execute my goals and turn them into tangible results. I am willing to task my brain and maximise my time and resources available to me to make 2018 far more profitable and fruitful. What this means is that I crave for a better year and must work harder and smarter to right the wrongs of 2017. A part of me is warming up to face the challenges and opportunities that will arise while the other part of me knows that with God on my side, this new future will be loaded with achievements and successes.

It’s almost time for the fireworks to begin lighting up the world in celebration. It’s almost time for the clinking of glasses to begin. It’s almost time to kickstart the exchanges of pleasantries and prayers for a new year. It’s almost time to say Goodbye to 2017 while we embrace and welcome 2018.

And as this fanfare begins, I’d start lighting up my path to enable my light shine and sparkle brightly in 2018.

Thank God we survived the odds and are here present to inhale a new dawn.


It’s almost time to wish you a truly HAPPY NEW YEAR!


Submitted for the Daily Prompt – Almost.


Peace and Love!

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9 thoughts on “The Daily Prompt – Almost.

  1. A super positive outlook as the old year wanes. I have no doubt you will make 2018 special and never lose sight of your personal goals.
    On a personal note, I just returned from a brief vacation to France .. where I had the great pleasure of visiting with a blogger I befriended thanks to you. We met on your comment section in early August 🙂
    Grateful for you and your blog!

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    1. Oh wow! That sounds interesting. Who is the blogger? Oh never mind. Glad your connection blossomed beyond WP. And I’m happy my blog birthed this friendship. You are an amazing person and an awesome personality. Cheers to a better 2018 in our respective blogging journeys. Thank you. ❤❤🇩🇰

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      1. Aw thanks dear lady!
        The blogger is Diary of a Soul Writer. And a beautiful soul, musician and writer she is. Also a great chef 😉
        Cheers to you, and lashings of creativity and ice cream your way 😊❌❌

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      2. Oh wonderful. I agree she’s a beautiful soul. You both are a special kind. You possess some lovable spice that stands you out. And this is no flattery. I’m happy to know both of you. I look forward to seeing you both some day in the future. Cheers to a greater you and a beautiful friendship. ❤❤❤🌷


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