Transitions describe the time before and after the crossing of a threshold. Thresholds are portals or horizons that open to us, and for us, to cross. They require that we depart from and move towards the unknown. In this movement, and in these in-between spaces, many feelings, emotions, dreams, and insights arise. These times are rich for personal discovery, for the creation of metaphors, imagery, and archetypal symbolism and for exploring the complexity of identity formation and revision.
Thresholds and transitions while universally integral to the human experience are unique and personal for every individual. The journey of a threshold and the crossing of a personal, professional, geographical, artistic, spiritual or other kind of border can vary in length and duration. Therein, lies the richness and breadth of these spaces that are marked by the dualities and mysteries of openings/closings, connecting/disconnecting, and darkness/light.