Lost in Translation

My sister Nancy is my guest blogger today! This recent post by her resonated with me, as I am in the process of reinventing my life (I used to say ‘career,’ but the reinvention scope has widened). I’ve adopted ‘SAG stop to SAG stop’ as my motto for this process; it’s a reminder that my life doesn’t have to be solved all at once, I just have to keep taking steps.

Not Inclined To Resign To Maturity

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My original title for this post was going to be ‘Identity Theft,’ but my identity hasn’t really been stolen, more like temporarily misplaced. Dictionary.com defines identity as:

1) the state or fact of remaining the same one or ones as under varying aspects or conditions; 2) the condition of being oneself or itself, and not another; 3) the condition or character as to who a person or what a thing is; 4) the state or fact of being the same as one described; 5) the sense of self, providing sameness and continuity in personality over time (dictionary.com).

In reading those definitions of identity, I know that my identity isn’t even displaced. I am who I am. However, right now, as I am in a period of transition, with no road map to where I am going, I feel lost. For 30 years, I was a classroom teacher. I have a…

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