New Year’s Resolution Suggestion: Listen to The Doctor

“They say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one….”

As the decade that was 2017 finally ends, I keep thinking of advice spoken in the final moments of a beloved character’s existence (at least in this incarnation – if you don’t understand as a Doctor Who fan). 

After all we have been thrashed by this year, from non-existent climate change, “bold and beloved” government leadership, devastatingly slanted media that has created bubble civilizations where entire swaths of people listen only to thoughts that confirm and strengthen their own beliefs and condemn all other thoughts as dangerous and evil, and economic separation that may prove life-threatening to millions of our own neighbors, many of us are searching for a way forward, a set of principles that won’t fail us.

Thanks to a beloved show, its gifted writers, driven directors, and talented performers, a solid suggestion awaits below.

Here’s to 2018. Keep strong. Keep vigilant. Hang on to these core beliefs:

About chrisryanwrites

My name is Christopher Ryan. I am a former award-winning journalist turned high school teacher, and I have written since reading S.E. Hinton's THE OUTSIDERS when I was in elementary school. I have independently published an award-winning debut novel, CITY OF WOE, plus the prequel short story collection CITY OF SIN, the sequel novel CITY OF PAIN, a high school thriller novel GENIUS HIGH, and several high adventure novelettes for the Rapid Reads series featuring Alex Simmons' African-American adventurer BLACKJACK All are available via amazon.com, as is my children's book, THE FERGUSON FILES - THE MYSTERY SPOT. Additionally, I was nominated for a supporting actor award for my work in the multiple award-winning independent film, CLANDESTINE, from Feenix Films. I blog about writing, life, pop culture, the journey of learning to promote my independently published work, my efforts to secure a traditional publishing contract, and my career as a teacher.
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