Posts Tagged growing old
You know, it’s not uncommon to hear or feel that life just keeps getting progressively harder and harder with each coming year. I used to think this was true too. But it’s not so much that life gets harder, rather than it is simply just us losing our innocence. We are exposed to more things with every coming day and thus grow and mature.
The negative connotation that comes with growing older can come from life getting more difficult as more responsibilities and burdens are laid on you. However, I think it simply comes with the loss of our child-like innocence. The questions we once anxiously asked in our insatiable curiosity have simply lost their allure. When we once sought the mysteries of the world, we now have learned all the answers, and disappointingly, none of which had met the sophistication of our bright and avant-garde imagination.