The arrival of a new year normally brings with it a feeling of lightness, a weight off one’s shoulders, a breath of fresh air, a new beginning. However, optimism in the new year also goes hand in hand with uncertainty as we look ahead. All these emotions are highlighted in 2022, a year that continues to be shadowed by a global pandemic that has disrupted the experiences we always took for granted. With the emergence of new strains and masking mandates, what will 2022 look like? Can our human spirit live and prosper amongst these uncertainties?