In a few hours the world will renew itself and ring in the new year of 2017. Every year is a new set of opportunities to do things to make our lives and the lives of others better. Perhaps it’s also a time to right some wrongs and do things better or different. Renewal comes in many forms and is very personal. I am hoping for global renewal despite the political forces that are at play. Cleansing, purging, clearing can be a renewal and restoration of space and place. Many need spiritual and emotional renewal in the coming year. No matter what we all need some renewal in mind, body and soul. Think of a new calendar as a clean slate that can give us all a second chance.