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Bringing In the New Year

Peace Hand by Joe Simboli from Posters for Peace & Justice 2015 wall calendar

Peace Hand by Joe Simboli from the Posters for Peace & Justice 2015 wall calendar

New Year’s Day is an auspicious day in any calendar, whether it’s celebrated in autumn (Jewish New Year) or spring (Persian New Year) or on the second new moon following the Winter Solstice (Chinese New Year). Always the customs leading up to the day itself revolve around setting things right, cleaning the house, getting caught up on bills and paying off debts, returning borrowed items—clearing out old or stagnant energy to make a new start. Continue reading