From Neil Fiore: High schools and colleges all around the country are having commencement exercises. So many of our fledglings are taking flight — trying out their wings and taking off to foreign lands and foreign homes, leaving us with empty nests. They think of their “commencement” as an end to the drudgery of homework and boring classes. But the word itself means a beginning, an inauguration, an initiation, or a new start; which it is for those leaving and those left. · Go to Commencement: New beginnings →