It seems like EVERY person in my life is going through a major transitional period. They are either engaged, pregnant, just had a baby, just got married, are buying a house, or are switching jobs--starting exciting new careers.
I... am doing none of the above.
And I feel a little like I'm standing in the ocean, my feet cemented into a layer of wet sand, watching the world change around me while I stand still.
It's not that I want to trade lives with any of them, and I'm genuinely happy for each one for the blessings they have. It's just that it makes me realize that nothing in this world is ever going to stop changing, even for a second. Even when I think it will always be exactly like it is. Even when I HOPE it will.
It won't be. It can't.
And I suppose that's a good thing, because we can't just stay the same forever. We need to change, and grow... to evolve.
Some periods in your life are full of change, and others are a bit more
stationary. I guess when you're in your late twenties, it's natural to
look around, check out what everybody else is doing, and take
inventory of your own life.
But I feel a bit overwhelmed by everything changing at once. Like I need to run and catch up with everybody else. (For what? To DO what? Is life a race?) I guess it's left me wondering what path I'm on, in life, in my career.
And how is it all going to turn out?