Monday, September 10, 2007

Note From The Editor

Change. It happens to us all whether we yearn for it or fight it every step of the way. We see it in our reflection in the mirror, in the colour of the leaves on the trees and the number of outgrown clothes in our children's wardrobes. Changes happen in our lives everyday, many progressing so slowly that they go by unnoticed and others so monumental that things will never be the same again.

How has change affected your life?

Has it brought with it wisdom and clarity or has the passage of time only brought a sense of confusion and a feeling of getting old? Do you feel lost in the sea of new music that only sounds like noise to you now? Confused by the tiny silver gadgets that do things you didn't even know you needed doing? Or do you ride the wave of change reveling in all that is new and different, refusing to let it make you grow old and rising to each new challenge it brings?

Tell us your story of change.


Our Editor, The Farmers Wife can be found at her blog Running In Wellies where she talks about her new life on foreign shores, embarrassing tales of new and old and other miscellaneous nonsense.

4 comments:

Mama Zen said...

All of the above!

Mom on Coffee said...

I don't really nkow how to explain it. It certainly wasn't gradual, but one day I simply woke up and decided that I was ok. I am me, I can't and shouldn't change who I am to please anyone else. I was suddenly comfortable in my own skin, even though it is flabbier than it had been many years ago. I was ok with my large feet and nose.

So maybe my story isn't a story of change, rather acceptance. But, I can tell you it surely seemed like a change.

The Farmers Wife said...

MamaZ: i think my answer could encompass nay of the above depending on what day you asked me!

MoC: I used to be a people pleaser - always bending who I was to fit their ideas and thoughts. These days you either like ME or you don't, I haven't got the time or the inclination to change myself for to fit in with you anymore. Not you MoC, "you" in general ;).

bliss said...

my life has been full of change. it's the one constant. LOL

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