Getting caught up in the past is like an anchor preventing you from move forward. Or something like that.
I think the 21st Century some envisIoned years ago isn’t what they thought they would get. In many ways people are holding on to a past that is more advantageous to their situation and agreeable to their mindset. There is technological advances but socially and culturally it doesn’t seem we are very advanced. This isn’t a ultra modern age like we saw predicted years ago. We still struggle with ignorance and fear. People are are resistant to change. It seems more like the wild west. Sometimes I dream of utopia, where is that?
Fellow blogger manifestationofgrace asks this question…
If you had the chance to provide your younger self with advice. What would it be?
I would probably say try to do better in math. So much of what you will do in the future depends on it. Don’t worry about trying to be popular, it is fleeting. Embrace those like you and show love to those who don’t get much. Be yourself and try to work on figuring out who that is. Don’t have any regrets. Don’t worry about not having a girlfriend (that is easier said than done as a teenager).
As a 45 year old dude I have lived a little and I have found that I can’t cry over what did or didn’t happen. Of course you wish for things to have been a little easier but it has made me the person I am today. As queen Elsa in the movie “Frozen” said “Let It Go” because you have your current life to lead. My wife keeps reminding me that I can’t remain hung up on what I didn’t have as a kid and a teen.
We all have a choice to embrace the present or pine for the past. Remember the future is only minutes away.