Kermit’s Cup of Tea: Top Five Moments of 2015

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Is it really December 30th? Are we actually just TWO days away from a new year? Is this the last Wednesday we’ll ever see of 2015? Time is such an incredible thing. We wake up, we go about our day, we sleep, and time just continues to move along, whether we acknowledge it or not. Let’s take a step back and reflect on my five favorite moments of 2015— and I encourage you to do the same!

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Kermit Says: Here’s To A Fresh Start!

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Happy Yom Kippur, friends! For my non-Jewish followers, Yom Kippur is a Jewish holiday that recognizes the importance of atonement and repentance. It is a holy day, and for most, it is the holiest day of the year in Judaism. Now, whether or not you’re Jewish, you have to admit there is something so powerful about having a day devoted to both asking for forgiveness and, in a sense, getting a chance to start over with a clean slate. Similarly, I’m sure it’s no coincidence that today is also the first day of fall! In his 1925 classic novel, The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald writes, “Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall” (118). It may not be “crisp” where you are (yet), but the sentiment remains— today is a day for you to turn over a new leaf, a day for you to get a second chance, and an opportunity for you to start over.

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