The story you tell yourself about your life journey is a matter of vital importance. Jungians refer to it as your personal myth or personal mythology.
The wise old person is an image or symbol found deep within human culture. Does this represent something real in the human psyche? Can we access it?
It's natural, and almost a truism to speak of finding hope for the New Year. But how do we actually do that? And what should we put our hope and trust in?