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Dealing With Change

Change is inevitable.  Change is the only thing in life that is guaranteed. Change is often difficult to deal with. I will be the 1st one to say that change has never been easy for me. I like to get things going and them have them keep going, sort of cruising down the road of life, all comfortable and familiar.  I seem to be particularly sensitive to change. I don't deal well with it. Like when a restaurant I frequent changes their menu and my favorite dish is no longer available. Or something I use a lot wears out or breaks, and there is no exact replacement available. Or when people or pets die, and they are no longer a part of my physical life. This can really throw me into chaos. But I know from my studies of Buddhism that  impermanence is the natural order of things. And grasping or clinging to what was, will only cause you suffering. But Damn It's Hard I've had a lot of major life changes lately and they have hit me hard. Sometimes I feel stopped in my