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Growing Up & the End of Revelation

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I was talking with some teammates the other day about growing up.It’s been far more difficult — and far better — than I expected.As a child, I assumed that maturity was a threshold of sorts, and then I was somewhat disappointed and confounded as I got older to discover that it’s a slow (and often painful) process — not a magical transformation.Andrew Peterson hit the nail on the head:
After all these years, I would’ve thought that all my fears were laid to rest But I still get scared And I thought that all my struggles would be victories by now But I confess That the mess is there.(After All These Years)
I found that adults often don’t feel particular competent and that nearly everyone has days when they want to crawl into a blanket fort and let the real adults deal with the problems of the world.
Yet… although I certainly share in a nostalgic longing to return to the naïveté of childhood at times, I find myself increasingly grateful that I get to keep changing and growing.Being an adult soun…