it's kind of funny to see how quickly we adopt a certain
catch phrase or buzz word. We use the words without
seriously considering their truth or applicability; since
so many other people are using them, they must be
think Harold's point here is important. We're all
living "in a period of transition," all the
time. Even if our jobs are somewhat stable right
now, our spiritual life may be going through many
changes. Or perhaps we're dealing with emotional
change, or developing better relationship skills or
dealing with the death of someone close. No matter
what things look like from the outside, we can be sure
that we're always going through transition--after all,
change is life, isn't it? And life is change.
society is constantly experiencing transitions--in
attitudes, in what's acceptable and what's not, in
political and social trends. So in addition to our
own personal transitions, we're also experiencing change
on a broader scale.
our awareness of these many changes that will make them
valuable to us.
yes, we're living in a period of transition. The
question is, what will you get from it? How will you
learn from the transitions to enrich your own life and the
lives of those around you? What can you do to make
these transitions as valuable as you can to as many people
as you can? And how can you ensure that the changes
won't overwhelm you as you move on with your life?