I love quotes. Over the years, I used them to keep me focused during my busy daily routine. My computer, my desk, my fridge and my mirrors have one thing in common – they bear sticky notes with a thought or reflection. I admit that I am a “thought hoarder.” I do not seek a cure, for the joy of hoarding ideas is too exhilarating to give up.
This past week, I have been thinking about what keeps us from moving forward. The first word that came to me was: regret. It seems to be a human frailty. Yet, it has the potential power to build resilience and fortitude. Regret reminds us that time is finite – that what we say, or do not say, makes a difference, that what we do or do not do has consequences. Embracing regret is not wallowing in self-pity. Rather, it is about saying that today, I will begin again.
This coming week, LadyBudd will explore my favourite quotes on regret. I invite you to join the dialogue.
“Forget regret, or life is yours to miss. No other path, no other way, no day but today.”
― Jonathan Larson, Rent
4 thoughts on “Here’s a thought…”
I’m a quote addict, too. I love your idea of posting quotes around your home. So creative. Mine are just typed up in a document on my laptop. How uninspiring!! Thank you for you for the inspiration. Looking forward to more on ‘regret’. I love this one. There’s a lot to be said for living in the present. Blessings xx
We have a lot in common! I have the same document on my laptop!!!
Interesting how the quotes we feel important change and reflect how we change. Will look forward to your list.
There are so many to choose from! It seems everyone has had to deal with regret…
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