On the way to school today you asked me and daddy a question...."which would you rather do, go back to the past or travel to your future?"
My first thought was, "Wow! What a question coming out of such a young person's mouth? How on earth am I going to answer this one?"
(Being a parent...we all know...we answer hundreds of questions per day...mostly ones that ask the question..."why?")
I have to tell you sweet things....after you automatically answered your own question by informing me you would rather go to the future to see what will happen, my heart sank just a little. You see, I once thought that. I once thought..."who will I marry? what will my kids look like? to be completely honest...what will sex feel like?" I couldn't wait for my future!
My answer is different today. This morning I told you...I would rather go back to the past. You asked me why. Why? Why...because I have done things that I regret so so much. I have seen things and done things that I wish I could have changed. I wish I could have made different decisions. However....my sweet, little, wise ones before your years....IF I were to go back and change all of those things...there could be a huge chance that I may or may not have you. And if that were the outcome of me changing the past...well...I would choose to just live in the present.
I say all of this to you because that is what I want you to do. I want you to not reflect on your past. I want you to know that your past can help shape who you are today. You will be better. You will learn. You will overcome and be strong.
But, please, please do not wish for the future. I have found when wishing for future, you will miss out on the present... and.... the present eventually turns into the past. I just got finished telling you not to live in the past. The past brings tears. The past brings happiness. The past brings "I wish I had enjoyed the moment!" Enjoy the moment my sweet one.
You deserve the world and only you can control what your past, future, and present will hold. Live in the present...because IT WILL determine what you past and future will become.
My Repurpose for today : To remind you to live in the present by living in it myself.
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