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“I wish I hadn’t done that!” “If only I’d known this!” “I’m really sorry I chose that way.”
Most of us have dealt with such thoughts. Ruminating about the past, even with deep regret, tends to immerse us in a mental fog that makes us feel separated from God. Backward-looking thoughts can prevent our progress and shouldn’t be coddled or ignored, no matter how familiar they’ve become.
About the author
Bertina Norford lives in Lexington, Massachusetts.
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