Let Go of Your Regrets
“For all sad words of tongue and pen, the saddest are these: ‘It might have been’,” or so wrote the abolitionist John Greenleaf Whittier. So, let go of regrets. When asked if they’d change anything were they to have the opportunity to live their lives over, those who say, “No, I would change nothing,” are not telling the truth. Everyone has regrets. They’re normal. But, to carry them around like one would tote a backpack is not normal. Think of regrets as Divine reminders of what’s needed now—some kind of action, as in perhaps, self-forgiveness. Write the letter. Make the phone call. Instead of waiting on their apology, reach out to the person who offended you. Take action and do it now. Then, let things go.