Getting back to normal? Happy memories? Regret for over-indulgence? What now? Well, for the church Christmas is not over for a while. And now there the New Year. What have I learned during Advent? Is there anything that should affect my life next year? Any resolutions I might make – and, with God’s help – fulfil?

A short prayer for the New Year:

Lord, you make all things new. I ask for your healing presence in my life this coming year. Thank you for the chance to start again. Amen.