What If…?

Have you ever pondered the ‘what ifs?’ in life?

“What if I went to a four year university first instead of a community college?”

“What if I had siblings?”

“What if I had remained friends with that person?”

“What if I had been involved in youth group as a teenager?”

“What if I knew back then what I know now?”

Life would be a lot different, that’s for sure.

But if we dwell on the ‘what ifs?’ in our lives for too long, it’s easy to become depressed; to wish we had done one or more of those ‘what ifs?’  We become consumed and regret our pasts when really they were full of good memories amongst the bad.  From our mistakes we have fun anecdotes to tell our future kids.

The past is the past.  We made the choices we made and though we sometimes want to, we cannot change it.

It’s time to let go of the ‘what ifs?’ and live our lives in the present while looking toward the future.

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One thought on “What If…?

  1. simpledimple says:

    You’re right. The past is gone. We should learn to move forward not recalling ‘yesterday’ and regretting deeds. Living for today and adopting a positive attitude is the best way to live life. Thanks for sharing!

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