Change can often be a difficult thing for everyone to accept. No matter how big or small, sadly many of us fear it. The worry in change can be seen evidently in that friend unsure of his future after high school, or that family member who stumbles when asked what they would like to eat, only to order the same thing they have ordered the last 10 times. From moving to another city, to ordering a different meal at your favorite restaurant, everyone will have that important date with change. The difference is in how each person decides to handle it. Some like to walk her to the door and give her a kiss goodnight, some even refuse to accept it’s happening, and some don’t even show up. I am one of those people, emailing that “I just can’t make it today.“
Moving is a horrible chore. One can try to make the best of it with fun games, drinks and best friends, but in the end it is simply a pain. For most, a home represents comfort, safety and salvation. This is why moving can be utterly terrible, it is leaving a place you are familiar with, to arriving at a destination you know nothing about. Why go through all this tedious work only to go outside of your comfort zone? The answer is because change often occurs only when the static existence is not working. Maybe it is a new job, or the promise of seeing old friends. Moving is a perfect example of how pain and change can equal gain. Although difficult to accept, sometimes embracing the odd variation can be rewarding.
As a young boy, friends are made quickly, generally without any thought. A
Tonka Truck rear-ends another Tonka Truck and within two minutes of sandbox hit and runs a new friend is made. The same cannot be said of High school. Those friends you made in elementary are still your friends when you first enter into high school. But slowly they drift off into the abyss, slipping into with different cliques and...