Whether it be from high school or from a university,
graduation is, indeed, a laudable accomplishment.
But, as most graduates soon realize, a degree is
seldom an end-all, be-all proposition.
Rather, graduation is the tying of a knot in our
rope of life. The graduation knot much more
signifies a beginning than an ending; a graduation
toward something as opposed to a graduation from
It is impossible to change "the way we were," but
the possibilities for change toward "what we shall
become," are infinite. We can only expect to live
in the present as we rush toward the future. The
past is past.
With these thoughts in mind, perhaps gravitation, in
the long run, becomes more significant than graduation.
(First Posted May 8, 2013)
(Late, published on July 10, 2020)