January 6, 2023

So What’s Next?

I can’t go back to who I was because I am a different person now. Lewis Carroll. 


There comes a point for many of us when events or circumstances give us pause.

We find ourselves at a pivotable point when we can feel a hand on our shoulder and we hear ourselves asking, “So what’s next?”

I mean, here you are, doing all the right things, playing by the rules, but there is a void in your life, a feeling that something is missing. It’s kind of like getting up from the table, after a delicious meal, but still feeling hungry. All you know for sure is that you want more, without even knowing what’s next on the menu.

Have you ever been in that situation? I have. I know how challenging that can be.

You are not who you were when you first started out. None of us are.

Subject to the shifting currents, particularly in today’s bizarre circumstances, as we make our way through life, we all pass through a number of phases. It is part of the process of continual growth.

Moving on to what’s next is to leave in the past those moments in life that have finished and to start growing again.

Not changing, staying longer than necessary is not a good thing. If you  insist on staying past what is the right time you can become dispirited, uninteresting and lose the happiness and meaning of the other stages you have to go through.

Things pass and the best you can do is let them go. Really. Sometimes it is hard, but you can’t write a new chapter in your life until the old one is ended:

Confident in your belief that you can handle what’s next for you.


Stay safe. Stay strong. Stay engaged. Thank you for reading me.

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