Column by Zac Garrison, Senior from Franklin, Ky.
I often write about change. It’s an unavoidable part of life, and the best we can all truly do is to hold on and hope it works out for the best.
We say that we adapt to change, but most of the time it hits us in the face and throughout our lives we just learn to mitigate the damage.
I think about my life as a book. When one chapter ends, I simply reflect on what I just read, and turn the page.
As you grow older and try to adapt to what the universe throws at you, you open and close a new chapter every single day. You wake up as the protagonist to your own live action chronicle and end the day ready to flip the page.
Too many people forget this. Instead of closing the chapter with a happy ending, they focus on making sure the main conflict of the storyline progresses much longer than it needs to. Too hard to forget, too stubborn to forgive and too naive to realize there is more to life than quarrels and grudges.
Instead of realizing life is a linear timeline that is constantly changing and moving forward, they grasp at conflicts that should have been long past and long forgotten. … Continue Reading