Plans Change

I am inspired to write this post shortly after my sister’s high school graduation. It’s the time for her and many of her friends to leave a chapter of their lives behind and jump into a new, scary and exciting adventure.
I can vividly remember how I was feeling at that time. I thought I had my life all figured out. I also thought that the decisions I made were finalized and concrete. I was going to complete my undergraduate in one field, go to law school straight after and become most likely a criminal lawyer. Man, do things change.
All it took for me, was one or two people to introduce me to a whole world, actually two worlds to be exact: two worlds that are deeply intertwined. Now my time is gladly spent working myself into these two worlds, partly for building towards my career and goals, but also because I simply love it and enjoy it.
For me, and many others that I have had the pleasure of meeting, this was the case. Simply put, I NEVER in high school thought I would want to be involved in politics, or more or less pursue a career in politics. Now, I find myself volunteering with campaigns, networking with politicians, and attending political conventions. Needless to say my life path really changed, and I am happy I met that one person who introduced me to it. If I hadn’t kept an open mind about it, I would never have met incredible people, been a part of amazing teams, or been able to create amazing experiences. It definitely shook up my world though, because I had always thought becoming a lawyer was a career path for me. Not to say either, that I will not ever pursue law school, because I might. ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN. That’s was so exciting, and enthralling and exhilarating.
Of course, there are many who set a path and stick to it all their lives. There is definitely nothing wrong with that either. The point of this post is to just consider the fact that life is always changing and pulling you in different directions. Try to take a leap and try other things EVEN if you are comfortable in what you are doing. You never know where or who it will lead you too. You will never know if it could lead you to an undiscovered passion.


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