Once again, we find ourselves at the mid-point of a year. As with any point in time, not only are our personal lives in constant motion, but the world outside is also relentlessly moving forward. It may make sense to pause for a moment, to acknowledge what’s happening in the world, and to evaluate the impact that this activity may or may not have on whatever is most important in your life. What was happening in your life at the beginning of 2023? What was happening in the world at large?