Just when you thought you knew what direction you should go in only to have some life choices that blur the vision you once held so clear and dear to your heart. I had the distinct pleasure of being pushed beyond my preset limits while landing on my feet. My reward for making it through the press was letting that dream go and dreaming again.
Today I am sharing some of my story of my “Life without Law” under the title “Blurred Vision.” The complete article is part of a soul searching, thought provoking, mind shifting anthology “Crystal Clear,” that will be released later this year.
Congratulations! Erica A. Thornton, We, are pleased to inform you that you have been accepted into the Thomas Cooley Law School. This was the first line of the email I received from the admission counsel. When I read those words, I took a deep breath, then released a sigh of relief. As the good news settled in, I began to reflect on the series of events that led up to me receiving the news. Applying to law school had been one of my goals for quite some time. I allowed it to sit, restless and unfulfilled, in my subconscious. I didn’t fully pursue it with focused effort. I allowed other things to crowd out the vision I had in heart. At times I was not clear on which direction my life should take. I found myself suffering from a lack of clear vision. My life sometimes made me feel like I was in the movie “The Matrix,” when Morpheus asked Neo to choose between the blue pill or red pill. The color chosen would determine the course taken. Some many options and choices can often lead to impaired vision.Continue Reading