MJ Wixsom: Taking the time to scale new heights

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 12, 2024

New Year’s Eve takes the focus as the clock strikes midnight and we bid adieu to another year, but the new year stands on the threshold of infinite possibilities, armed with resolutions and aspirations that shimmer like guiding stars in the night sky.

For many, the New Yeaxr symbolizes a fresh canvas, a clean slate inviting us to inscribe our dreams, ambitions, and commitments.

In the realm of falconry, the skies beckon with promises of discovery and connection. Amongst my pursuits, I’ve dedicated myself to carving out time for this ancient artistry, seeking to understand the intricate bond between human and raptor, the harmony of predator and falconer.

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Within the walls of our clinic, aspirations flourish like tender blooms seeking sunlight.

Goals set forth include crafting richer articles, arriving punctually, and nurturing an environment where learning thrives. Investing in my team’s organization and growth, I’ve equipped them with new planners, symbolic beacons illuminating the path toward efficiency and accomplishment.

Amidst these ambitions, the pages of my life story unfurl with chapters that transcend traditional boundaries.

A Coast Guard book, “In Defiance of Tradition,” and the tale of “Dragon Flame” simmer within the corridors of creation, awaiting their moment to breathe life into the literary realm.

Yet, beyond the written word and the avian kinship, lies a fervent dedication to impart wisdom.

The ethos of Stephen R. Covey’s “7 Habits” becomes a guiding compass, not only for my esteemed staff but also for the eager minds of the fifth-grade class under my tutelage.

It is a privilege to sow seeds of lifelong learning, nurturing young minds to blossom with values that transcend textbooks.

Moreover, personal rejuvenation emerges as a cornerstone.

The resilience gained post-knee replacement unlocks newfound strength, fostering a symbiotic relationship between flexibility and vigor.

An upright bike, adorned with an electric motor for uphill ease, becomes both a mode of exploration and a testament to physical fortitude.

Dreams of trekking in Nepal kindle excitement, weaving aspirations of traversing majestic landscapes and embracing cultures afar.

As the tapestry of intentions and ambitions unfolds, it’s evident that the journey of self-improvement knows no bounds.

Each goal, each endeavor is a brushstroke painting the canvas of the upcoming year with hues of determination, resilience, and boundless potential.

In the grand tapestry of life, the New Year stands as an invitation to embark on an odyssey of self-discovery, learning, and growth.

Here’s to scaling new heights, fostering connections and embracing the symphony of experiences that await us in the chapters of the coming year.

May this year be a testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the boundless possibilities that grace our lives.

MJ Wixsom, DVM MS is a best-selling Amazon author who practices at Guardian Animal Medical Center in Flatwoods, Ky.