I have come to the revelation after 49 years old living that nothing ever remains the same. There is comfort in the familiar. Life, however, is more of a series of transitions. This time of year, we are preparing our children for the new school year. For the youngest the transition will be from the comfort of home to going to a new place without a parent. The older kids will transition to a higher grade with greater expectations. High school graduates will transition to college, military, or the workforce. When we are kids, we tend to prepare ourselves for these inevitable transitions but somewhere along the way as adults we start to become creatures of habit. We begin to resist the inevitability of transition. Great peace can be found in embracing life’s transitions. I am challenging myself and I challenge the reader to look forward to change with excitement and great expectation. I am sure at one time or another you were once that kid experiencing the nervous excitement of the first day of school. When you experience the inevitable transition remember that kid you once were.
Author Alicia Lurry MA LPC