Posts by Robert Babirad

Robert Babirad left being a lawyer to travel the world and write about his experiences as an In-Transit Passenger. His debut non-fiction travel memoir, In-Transit Passenger: Making the Journey Matter, will be released on April 6, 2021.  You can find his work on Facebook.

How I Found My Place in the World When I Felt Beaten Down by Life

“Some people are going to reject you simply because you shine too bright for them. That’s okay. Keep shining.” ~Mandy Hale

After I finished school, I was excited about moving forward with life.

I thought about the career that I hoped to have, where I hoped to live, and the things that I wanted to accomplish.

After starting off as a secondary high school English teacher and becoming disappointed with the ongoing changes in the public school system, I went to graduate school for law. I thought it would open up a lot of possibilities, but it did not.

I …