Have you made the changes you were planning?
Have you moved on and left your old habits behind?
As the winter sun hangs low in the sky and many have celebrated Christmas and other festivals we have passed New Year’s Eve when many made resolutions that they really wanted to keep…………
This is a time of casting off the old and embracing a new brighter and better way of living.
In some cultures the people will make effigies of themselves and burn theses on New Year’s Eve, symbolising the end of their old way of being and the beginning of a new better life.
Año Viejo is the Spanish for “New Year”: Ecuadorians create an effigy or dummy to burn on the evening of December 31st. The dummy traps all the bad things from the past year and burning ensures that those things do not happen again.