|Posted by Val Fox on September 12, 2014 at 1:50 AM|
Navigating through major life changes can be frightening, especially when an unknown future beckons and we grieve for lost dreams. I have begun such a journey.
Author Jeanette Winterson writes that when going through change, it's easy to interpret our fear and sorrow as something totally painful and negative. The lack of sleep. trembling hands and basketball slamming in our gut plead for the familiar, demanding our return to the same game of chance.
Winterson implies that the jumping off point and its subsequent turmoil could be a blessing in disguise, even if it doesn't feel like it yet. Many other wise souls make similar claims.
Some days we're paralyzed with sadness; others days our youthful energy and curiousity will illuminate the room.
For those experiencing major change, the new trail will become familiar soon enough. Chaos will not last forever. Lessons learned and a fresh perspective will help lead us forward to clarity, peaceful heart, even joy.
Believe it. Claim it.
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