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Monday, July 6, 2009

July: What Has Changed Your World?

Main Jane was in a terrorist attack and it changed her whole world. Cecil asks, "Has something big or small ever happened to you that made you see everything differently and change the way you deal with the world?"


8 comments:

Melissa Walker said...

When my father died suddenly a few years ago, I felt like I grew up in a snap. As time went by, I learned there are ways for me to still feel like a little kid again, but losing him was a big moment and it definitely matured me a lot, and quickly.

holly cupala said...

Definitely. Such an event made me stop writing to please others and start writing from the heart.

theDizzy said...

There are so many things that change my world but I think its the people around me that do so. Hanging with so many different people lets me see so many different perspectives and its helps to change the way I think.

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cecil castellucci said...

The interesting things about big moments, like the attack that changed Jane's life, is that as hard as the and awful as the trauma is, it sometimes, with time, and gentle care, makes you see the world very differently.

That is what has happened with me. It takes time, though. And sometimes it's very hard.

Little Willow said...

Loss.
Unexpected, unwanted change.

Lorie Ann Grover said...

Absolutely, Cecil.

For me it was when my dad left our family. And then when I moved to Korea.

Dia Calhoun said...

I agree with Little Willow. Loss changed me hugely. Emily Dickinson said somethin like: So huge so hopeless to conceive is that which twice befell, parting is all we know of heaven, and all we need of hell.

Erin said...

Having a chronic illness for 4 1/2 years? Definitely changed my life, my perspective, my everything. For good, though, honestly. I'm so thankful for who I am today.