So, Commence!

October 15th, 2013 Blog 0 Comments


So, Commence!


©Dr. John Y. Odom, 2013

graduation-cap-diplomaYou graduated, congratulations! Have you thought about how strange it is that your graduation activities were called “commencement” ceremonies? “Commence” means “to begin.” Why would they call it a beginning when you are ending this stage of your education? It’s called “commencement” because you are just beginning – the next phase of your education or your life as an adult. So, what was it that you finished? You finished qualifying to begin. (more…)