Whether you celebrate Rosh Hashanah or not, the theme of “Reach for The Stars” gives us time to reflect and learn from last year’s lessons and to continue striving for excellence while reaffirming our commitments This is a timeless message, one that transcends the boundaries of age and background. We have a new opportunity with this new year to set goals and make a commitment to be the best version of ourselves. We should be encouraged to reach for our own stars and pursue our dreams with determination and kindness towards ourselves and the world around us.
Setting goals and reaching for them offers a sense of personal growth and an opportunity to shine. It encourages us all to overcome hurdles, reach for our own stars, and to nurture our dreams with unwavering determination and kindness. Just show the best version of yourself -be it at home or out in the world- and realize that reaching for the stars in the coming year will project optimism and hope for your dreams to become reality. Just put your aspirations out there and do the work.
Perhaps we can all benefit from them. May the path ahead be illuminated by the glowing stars we reach for and may Rosh Hashanah be a time of warmth and joy for us all.
Elizabeth Langfelder is an Account Manager for the Atlanta Jewish Times.