Kit McCarty welcomes Brenda Milum, a woman in transition, to tell how a recent divorce and remarriage, retirement, downsizing from a 3-story home to an RV, and the arrival of grandbabies brought life-changing opportunities and surprising self-discovery.
When things change, it doesn’t bother me. I look at it as, ‘I’m having a new adventure! I’m going to get to learn something new, and do something different!’[What I feel is] not really regret, but a new mindset of how I’m going to look at change and what I’m going to do with it. [Navigating the pandemic was] like trying to build a plane as you’re flying it.
I believe God puts us in a community on purpose. He did not mean for us to be on our own because we are not nice to ourselves. If you said the things to your friend that you just said to yourself, you wouldn’t be friends.
Jump in! What’s the worst that can happen? You might find out you don’t like it, or you might find out, ‘I didn’t know that I could love this so much! I didn’t know that I could do this.’ What joy you’ve brought to yourself and to life!
Surround yourself with good people with strengths you admire, things that will help build up what you have. You have strengths others need as well.
Transition is just a normal part of life. Everybody has to go through it at some point. So embrace it.
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