LETTER: Why dwell on the past when you are living in the present?

Madam –

Doctor Google is a wondrous tool, full of good stuff, not so good stuff and stuff that is downright festeringly disgusting.

Aside from this, some sites deliver up great pearls of wisdom which, in one sentence, can encapsulate a feeling a thought or a desire.

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After hearing the same old political rhetoric, which is regurgitated ad nauseam, at a recent swearing in ceremony, a smart phrase from the internet came to mind.

A phrase that epitomises the malady of living in the past, and is applicable in most instances: “Why keep looking back, when you are not going that way?”

To progress one must look to the future.

Re-cogitating yesteryear deeds counts for nought and shows lack of foresight and initiative.

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Let bygones be bygones.

Plan for tomorrow.

Grow with the future in mind.

 

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