April 30, 2008

It Changed My Life


People talk about "life-changing experiences" pretty casually.

This trip to Greece changed my life. This book I read changed my life.

Really? How are you living differently?

These things may have altered your outlook, or you may have really enjoyed the experience, but did they truly alter your world view in a transformative way?

What have you experienced that has truly CHANGED your life?

3 comments:

email said...

Having kids.

Eric Olsen said...

i should note, that most of these conversations regarding "life-changing experiences" usually end in "you should GO to greece too." or "you should read that oprah book."

So, are you recommending having kids as a positive life change, JMC?

email said...

Nah, I'd never advise people to have kids. Personal decision and all that. I'm just saying it is most definitely life changing.

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