Happy New Year 2021
For many 2020 has been an annus horribilis a well-known Latin phrase, meaning "horrible year". It is complementary to annus mirabilis, which means "wonderful year" and Bill and I have high hopes and positive energy to do our bit to make 2021 the annus mirabilis for all, humans, nonhumans and our planet.
As the year draws to a close, it is a natural time for reflection, for reviewing the many challenges we have endured and stay focused on our visions for how we see our future. Amidst all the fear and loss by many around the globe, we are encouraged in particular, by our many students who, having completed their studies, are ready to take care of family, friends, colleagues and clients and guide them on the path to renewed health.
The new possibilities are endless and looking at ways of how we can all work together to make this world a better and healthier place for future generations knows no bounds. This will not come from governments, but from individuals who have the vision and the passion to bring about a new way of living.
In this new year ahead, we are filled with gratitude for all our students, clients and colleagues who inspire us and we look forward to helping many in 2021 to find their calling. To be in service for a healthy world brings the greatest joy and to me that is a blessing in itself. It only takes one grain of sand to turn the tide, that grain of sand is you.
We believe in the power of small acts. There is a resistance by many to believe in the power of individuals to create significant change. This is often used as a braking mechanism by those with vested interest in maintaining power. This is no time for pessimism, it is a time for action. In the words of anthropologist Margret Mead, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has”.
In good health