As we bid adieu to the year that was and welcome 2019, we reminisce and reflect on everything that we have experienced in 2018—graces and challenges included. Like you, local celebrities also looked back on everything that they're grateful for, realizations and lessons learned, as well as the things they look forward to. Check out their 'grams below.
"May we all inspire others and stay inspired, be kind, be patient, have faith and support one another every step of the way to make our dreams come true."
"2018 was my year of growth and enlightenment. I am thankful for the gift of family who’s always by my side."
"Looking back, I can see that I've grown so much, as a person, in revelation and in faith. I have so much to be grateful for and in bidding farewell to 2018, my heart is full. 2019 you're bound to be one of the most unforgettable years of my life...I'm ready for you. "
"See you in 2019, guys. Stay kind, patient, and real."
"This year, I’ve had time to rewire and get to know myself again, and I’m so grateful to have had the room to grow in ways I never knew I needed; to once again see what I’ve been overlooking and brushing to the side. It has been a year of intense highs and lows, with the good still outweighing all the bad. I guess it really just depends on what you choose to focus on."
"I don’t know where I’m going from here but I promise it won’t be boring."
"2018 was an incredible year—I experienced the highest of highs and the lowest of lows. â£â£This year was a journey for me. Like in any journey, there were many bumps on the road, wrong turns, and moments of hopelessness. But more importantly, I found my way through it all. â£"
"2018 was the year where my strength as an individual was tested, where I had to be firm, and where I learned how to stand my ground. It is the year where I found balance between work, family, love, and happiness. "
"Dear 2018, you have been a roller coaster ride. You brought tears to my eyes, you opened new doors and taught me so much. But most importantly, you made me realize my worth.Thank you for all these trials that only made me stronger. Because of these, I was able to appreciate the things that really matter and the people to cherish."
"Dear 2018, you’ve taught me how to love. You’ve taught me how to cry. You’ve taught me how to forgive. You’ve taught me how to live."
"This year showed me what I am capable of and has been the best year for my growth as a woman, a human."
"It's the end, 2018. Here's to you! To all the bad you turned good and the good you turned great, cheers! To every little part of you that brought me here."
"If 2018 wasn’t kind to you as well, I hope you have the same positive mindset as me when it comes to welcoming 2019. Believe in the power of manifestation. Channel positivity and you will attract positivity. You got this!"
"Peace out, 2018! You have been one emotional roller coaster but in the end I am happy and thankful for all the great memories you brought. 2019, I’m ready for you!"
"So many emotions that made up this year but cant say thank you enough to everyone that helped make this year my best year yet."