The young child begins with his parents, at home. He ventures out and suddenly, in a panic, realizes he is lost. Where is his mommy?
The teen goes to college. She has always lived at home. Everything she brings to her new situation seems to not fit and she feels lost and alone. She wants to go home.
The old man retires. He has always looked forward to this day. Then it dawns on him that he doesn't know what to do with himself, that he feels like he is just wasting time, running out the clock. He feels lost without his projects and his work mates.
The happy man loses himself in spontaneity. It’s hard to get lost when all you want and need is whatever presents itself here and now.
Simple idea, rare achievement. Sometimes I get it.
Check out the other Consortium members (their links are on the right) and see if they are lost on this topic. I bet Blackwatertown (Paul) isn’t, because he’s the one who brought us the idea to chew on.