Change is Difficult but…

“Change is difficult, but it can be managed when you stay aware of the power of your choices, even if it’s simply your attitude.”  ― Michael Thomas Sunnarborg, The White Box Club Handbook: Simple Tools For Career Transition

To Everything There is a Season…

You may be familiar with these words from the beautiful poetry of the third chapter of the Book of Ecclesiastes in the Bible.  Or perhaps you are more familiar with the musical setting by Pete Seegar known as Turn, Turn, Turn or popular renditions by Judy Collins or The Byrds. These are words people turnContinue reading “To Everything There is a Season…”

Breaking Open

“How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be.” ― Elizabeth Lesser, Broken Open: HowContinue reading “Breaking Open”

Transition as a Process

“Most people do not resist change. What we resist is transition. Change is a situational shift. Transition, on the other hand, is the process of letting go of the way things used to be and then taking hold of the way they subsequently become. In between the letting go and the taking hold again, thereContinue reading “Transition as a Process”

Transitions

The Espirational.com theme for October is “Transitions.” The world around us is in a constant state of change, often forcing us to change too.  Scattered among the changes are the major life transitions we all face throughout life, from birth to death with some good ones like moving from childhood to adolescence and adolescence toContinue reading “Transitions”

A Closer Look at Ice

Something different happened earlier this month.  The lake froze.  Not that common around here, but it does happen. I’ve never thought that much about ice.  I try to avoid it as much as possible.  We lived across the road from a lake before we moved here.  It would freeze and people would cut holes inContinue reading “A Closer Look at Ice”