May 7, 2020

The word Liminality was new for me when I encountered it in the middle of my 4 year involuntary sabbatical at Bastrop Federal Satellite Camp. I even wrote about it here a little over 2 years ago. The word made a significant impact on me, as it clearly explained what I was experiencing. In case you’re wondering, or didn’t click above (or don’t understand or don’t want to understand hyperlinks) to my post from the past (one final chance, boomer), liminality is an in-between state of mind or situation. In our life, it might occur when we retire and are trying to decide what to do with the rest of our life. Perhaps a marriage or relationship has ended or the last child has left the nest for college. Perhaps we've been single and are on the threshold of marriage. Maybe we’re a high school senior who’s supposed to be graduating, but it feels like we’re being forced to stay home.

My sense is that even if the word is new, we now clearly understand the feeling as we are in the end of the beginni...

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