Libraries, Life, Titusville, PA

Change

Change is hard. Change takes a long time. In the moment, change can wear you down like you wouldn’t believe.

I find myself having one of those weeks where I am aware of these two things:

  1. The changes I am going through at the library are good changes and in the long run they will make the library a stronger place for the community.
  2. The changes I am going through at the library are wearing me down mentally in the moment.

I am faced with two possible future paths:

  1. I can continue to believe in the changes I am going through at the library and see the project to its end.
  2. I can give up on the change that I am going through at the library, fall into depression, and not accomplish any goals that would ultimately benefit the community.

The path that I want to take is #1, of course, but it seems so easy to just give up. I think this is one thing that all human beings go through. It is so easy to give up and not make a difference. I don’t want to be one of those people. I want to leave this earth someday knowing that I helped as many people out in my own little way as I could.

Yes Justin. But you can do it.

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8 thoughts on “Change”

  1. Championing change you believe in can be both extremely rewarding when it works and soul draining when the push back is too great. This is your library and your vision. Remember to breathe. (Getting excited about and buying into other people’s vision is a whole different kettle of fish. One that I am struggling with just now.)

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