As I approach the twilight of my life, I also often remind myself “Be Here Now.” The main thing about any experience is learning. It’s so important that we stop allowing our past to take up so much of our present and future. Because it exists only in your mind. It’s not real.
Like people say “The past may be visited sometimes, but it’s definitely not a good place to live in. I feel it’s okay to be lost in regret or sadness of a past incident. That’s why we are humans, not God. Yeah, however, make sure it’s TEMPORARY. It would be better if instead, we try to heal ourselves in the present through family and friends.
Every one of us has the ability to shift our thinking, shift our perspective; make new decisions that will forge a new direction in our lives. Don’t buy into the story that others may try to sell you,” Present Good, Past Bad.” That seems to be a victim mentality.
Inimical to this. I believe:
Let the Past Live!
Let the Present Live!
Let the Future Live!
They all run together. The past existed for a reason. If it still affects you, you might need to accept it and move on, rather than try to convince yourself it doesn’t matter. So in other words, acknowledge the past but not live in the past. What had happened at that time was bad, but do not be bad forever.
Overthinking will kill your peace. Pray and leave it in God’s hands.
Always embrace the new day!