The One with Seasons

I used to think that I should only do exactly things that I’m called to.  No settling over here, no distractions from anything else.

And then I graduated and realized that I haven’t found my true calling yet.  I have passions and hopes and dreams, but a solid straight-up calling isn’t in my cards at the moment.  And that’s when I stumbled upon seasons.  Life is composed of seasons, infinitely many if that’s how you like it, and this is just one of them.  I am a professor at a community college in Baltimore, Maryland right now, in this season.  And that’s not a forever thing, and it’s perfectly acceptable.  This whole notion of seasons means that I will have time to play and time to be serious, time to buckle down in a set career and time to meander through other opportunities.  It sort of means hakuna matata, or take it all in stride, or one step at a time and other cliches.  So all you new grads and/or old grads who still don’t feel so settled – take this season and run with it.  Go out into the world and do well, but more importantly, go out into the world and do good.

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and for your Friday browsing pleasure:

this post on finding your passion hits the nail on the proverbial head

this idea on capsule wardrobes is genius, and totally what I’ll be pursuing after this never-ending shopping fast (how is there still three and a half months left?  it’s been forever…)

if you’re ever tempted to walk eight miles around NYC in three-inch wedges, make it these babies and thank me later (and be sure to do like yours truly and stalk haute look and the lord and taylor outlet before paying full price)

this home tour has me positively swooning

these tips for planning a trip having me itching with wanderlust over here, and crazy excited for my best pal who is galavanting around Europe as we speak

speaking of wanderlust, which country do you belong in?

p.s. happy happy birthday, pearl!!!

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One thought on “The One with Seasons

  1. Thank you so much for the link love. 🙂 I can totally relate to your thoughts on seasons and your words are so encouraging. The whole idea of doing well < doing good — love that! xoxo Caroline

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