Happy New Year 2018

Dear Feng Shui friends,

There is an African proverb that states, ‘When the music changes, so does the dance.’

This is a good metaphor for the ever-changing cycle of seasons, time and energy known as wu xing or five phases in Chinese metaphysics. In nature as in life, every moment brings fresh energy to all living things, replacing what is old and tired with billions of rejuvenating cells.

2017 has been a provocative, illuminating Yin Fire year with energy that for better or worse has touched our hearts. But flickering embers in these waning days are yielding to Yang Earth and you might have already noticed the shift. We have work to do before Chinese New Year which begins in early February and I’ve been busy making preparations to guide you. For now, savor quiet, gentle passage of time.

My wish for you this New Year’s Eve is a peaceful and reflective transition to 2018 knowing that as the music changes, we’ll adjust our steps and adapt to the dance.

Happy New Year to you and those you love.

Let’s meet again in the year of the Yang Earth Dog,

Diane Gallin

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The shores of the lake slope broadly outward, and rise in the distance towards the mountain peaks. The end of the year is drawing near; and if it brought causes for grief, let that time be ending too

Roger Fenwick