Most years I sit back and consider all the things I can do better, you know, as the tradition goes. But this year I am thinking of trying to do good things, more often. Specifically, I would like to make a point of making sure I let the people who I love and admire know it more often. I know this isn’t traditional repentance, but I would like to think that by focusing on doing more good I am acknowledging all the time I spend on jealousy, judgement, and resentment.
Perhaps this is because I am so exhausted by the first year of parenting that I just don’t have the energy to go too deep. Or maybe, on a more positive note, it is because being a parent has made the world so much brighter and I want to make sure I am actively sharing that light.
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