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The Uncertainty and Promise of a New Chapter

As much as we love to talk about the excitement of new experiences and opportunities, we generally don’t like change; we don’t like uncertainty. Think about it, most of the time we’ll: order our favorite item on the menu drive home the same way we always do, sit on our usual pew, wear our favorite pair of jeans no matter what else we own. So when our circumstances force us to move out of the comfortable and predictable, we don’t do well.  Unwittingly we have subscribed to the philosophical idea that “the evil we know is better than the evil we don’t know.”  Sometimes we even feel this way when it’s the uncertainty of something we have anticipated and worked hard to obtain: Graduating from college Getting a new job Adjusting to married life Moving into a new place Starting a new venture Going back to school Watching your children…

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