Last spring I was in low spirits. I woke up on March morning after a mocking dream, reminding me of all I had lost in a past I couldn't change. I was shaken by the nightmare, as I hadn't had a dream about that particular subject in years. It wasn't until I was pouring my … Continue reading Snowdrops and Spring Spirits
Tag: Learning From the Past
The Power of “If”: Why Do We Have Regrets?
"If" can be a dangerous word. When we use it looking forward, it's about risks, possibilities, and potential. We may wonder what life would look like if we moved to the city, or if we take that trip, or if we ask out that person. Thinking about what could be is how we make the … Continue reading The Power of “If”: Why Do We Have Regrets?
Would You Do It All Again?
Prompt: Would you do it all again? I never understood the purpose of regret. I suppose you could say that regret is a teacher. You could argue that it prevents you from repeating your mistakes, but I disagree. Regret has only made me feel guilt, shame, and sorrow. I could never go back to change … Continue reading Would You Do It All Again?