It’s rather confusing. Sometimes it’s funny and illuminating, but usually it’s disorienting, shocking, and even disturbing. Welcome to your transition.
With our things in storage in Minnesota, where the bitter -15 wind chill taunted our sense of comfort, we packed a few things in the car and drove west.
“If we don’t encounter liminal space in our lives, we start idealizing normalcy.” It was snowing in South Carolina when I pulled the door shut on the moving truck…
“A cold coming we had of it,
Just the worst time of the year
For a journey, and such a long journey…”
How much of that stuff that surrounds you every single day is actually vital to your path, and how much of it is in the way?
Why do some people talk about changing into their better selves?
The other day, I spent a few hours working in the yard, and it reminded me of the summer I worked on a farm. We drove tractors, herded cattle, and yes, I was a technically a cowboy and proud of it.
I’ve been keeping a daily journal for more than 15 years. It’s all I can do to keep from going all existential when I finish one and start with a clean slate.
Two of the silliest assumptions you can make are to think everyone is like you, or to think no one is like you.
Differences cause tension and expectations fall short. How long do you stay loyal? Do friends outgrow each other? What will you do when it happens? *Republished on RELEVANT Magazine Years ago, […]