I believe we find what we need when we look. Feeling anxious recently as I thought about my past college days and also the rest of my life, I rediscovered “The Opposite of Loneliness” by Marina Keegan.
Not only does her piece capture a truth I had not previously articulated, the circumstances of the article–Keegan wrote the article for graduation and shortly before a fatal car crash–are a reminder to embrace life.
I’m grateful for Keegan’s insightful often funny writing, for my college years, and for the road ahead, even if sometimes I get anxious trying to map it out.
Read the article here