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The one reliable resolution

New Year brings a flurry of talk about resolutions – the pounds we’ll drop, the exercise we’ll embrace and the hobbies we’ll master. Without fail, the turning of the calendar gives us an impetus to try again. It’s a collective opportunity for a fresh start, a clean slate.

The ENd word Elizabeth McQuoid
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Why do we love the idea of a ‘do over’? Because we all long to do better, to be better. Despite our failed attempts and unfulfilled longings we keep trying because we were made for something more. As C.S. Lewis surmised, ‘If we find ourselves with a desire that nothing in this world can satisfy, the most probable explanation is that we were made for another world.’