If you’ve got something growing inside of you, it could really bloom.
Taking this trip forced me to slow down in the midst of a quarter life postgraduate crisis. This change of pace allowed me to embrace this time of transition and evaluate where I am and where I want to be.
This geography was a wise teacher. It reminded me of the importance of being both “apart” and “a part.”
Apart: Separation is necessary. We must not to measure ourselves in relation to other people. Our paths are different.
A part: We’re all contributing to a larger figurative whole. Everything has its own place and it’s own significance.
Words and photos by Jacqueline Bon, a journalist living in Cleveland.