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Some Thoughts On Saying Goodbye

Get ready, I’m gonna hit you with a buzzword: closure.

You hear it a lot these days— but what the heck does it mean??

I’m pulling out my handy Merriam-Webster here, and the ol’ M-W defines it as “the property that a number system or a set has when it is mathematically closed under an operation.”


Oops, sorry, wrong definition.

Here’s the one we want: “an often comforting or satisfying sense of finality; also: something (such as a satisfying ending) that provides such a sense.”

Let’s face it: moving is hard. A lot of times it means leaving a place you love. A place where you’ve been happy and had good times. You’re leaving friends and comfortable routines.

It’s a major life change. Like changing jobs, ending a relationship, losing a loved one.

So how do you say goodbye? How do you bring this chapter of your life to a satisfying close– one that ends on a hopeful note?

Here are a few suggestions.

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