Friends, It is a tradition of mine at this time of year to look back on the year that was, reflect on what I've learned, and set my intentions for the year ahead. It is my privilege to get to share these reflections and intentions with you all again this year, and I invite you to share your reflections and intentions with me as well. LOOKING BACK ON 2016... Was there "joy, ease and lightness?" One year ago, I set my intentions for this year as: "joy, ease and lightness." In looking back on 2016, I have to ask myself, "did I actually commit to this intention?" The answer is: "not really." There were moments of joy, ease and lightness, but there was also potential for so much more of it, if I'