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It's the rear view mirror on our life, the thing that holds us hostage in the hallways of the past till we're lost in the labyrinth of time gone by, the ashes of opportunities lost, the illusion of a life not lived
Regret is the riptide that sucks us into the undertow of tearful remorse and restless ruminations
It halts forward momentum, freezes us in our tracks, puts our dreams for the future on hold, and taints our appreciation of the present
It's a stalemate between then and now
It's the siren song that entices our attention from the business at hand, i.e. Living
Yes, there is "a time to weep" and "a time to mourn", but there is also a time to heal, a time to laugh, a time to dance, a time to build, a time to reap...
...and there is a time to Live..............
.....Time to get on with your Living.....
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"Brethren, I do not count myself to have apprehended; but one thing I do, forgetting those things which are behind and reaching forward to those things which are ahead, I press toward the goal for the prize of the upward call of God in Christ Jesus. Therefore let us, as many as are mature, have this mind"