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Here's to hope and peace and a quiet cup of tea

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This is a wish for you as the year ends and everyone is happy and crazy and angry and sad, all at the same time.

This is a wish that you are happy even when the people you care about are absent or angry or distracted or depressed.

This is a wish that you look ahead and see good things, even if you are not sure you know what resolutions to make or goals to set or plans to hope for --beyond just one really good night's sleep.

This is a wish that no matter what other people are doing, or who they are electing or protesting, you find some joy - if not in a stocking, then in something that you choose or make.

This is a wish that you find yourself sitting with things that have troubled you for years and be surprised that now you can own what you have done or said or felt - or what you did not do or say or feel - and you're okay.

This is a wish for a tiny, nurturing breeze over that spark of a dream that you hardly ever let yourself think about.

This is a wish that whether things ar…