It's commonplace at this time of year to look back on the past twelve months and assess all the things we have overcome, achieved and learned. Depending on what life threw at us; yearly retrospectives can sometimes be relatively difficult to work through, but they're worth the effort if we're really intentional about wanting to move forward with purpose.
My father passed away in November of 2012 and I vividly remember the moment he took his last breath. It was both shocking and comforting. Then a wave of grief hit me making my skin flush warm as the panic of things left unsaid set in.