Why it’s called “commencement”

I’m on the Writers’ Vineyard today, with a few thoughts about commencement. Tis the season for graduations! Here’s an excerpt:

It’s all about beginnings. We celebrate accomplishments, and in so doing, we prepare ourselves for a new start.

What comes next? Moving, job searches, weddings, births? Who knows.

We only know that at the moment of celebration, the future is all possibilities.

Read the whole post here.

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