A simple New Year's resolution: Do what's right

In light of tragedies, the best advice is to be good to each other

As I write this editor’s note, it is mid-December. This is the time that I usually start thinking about what my New Year’s resolution might be. Big winners in the past have been the usuals: exercise more and lose weight, eat healthier, get more organized, and minimize my use of profanity. Sometimes I’ve failed and sometimes I’ve succeeded, and that tends to be standard New Year’s resolution protocol for most of us.     

But this year, a different resolution naturally rose to the surface. An idea that is so painfully simple yet so profound in its impact, it could change the world—or at least my world and the world of those close to me. 


Cathleen Flahardy

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