Wistfulness ….. by Michael
As we age, we have a lot of time to reflect on the past.
Behind us littered in our wake are the exploits of our earlier lives, some noteworthy but many cringeworthy to say the least.
It does become a matter of wishing you knew then what you know now. But those errors we made have all contributed to making us the people we are now.
It’s after it’s all over that you get to evaluate the many episodes in your life that have shaped the person you are now.
For many of us older folk, we look back at how naïve we were. I, for one, thought, like so many, that I had a handle on this life thing, but experience was to tell me I didn’t. I stumbled along, making mistakes, getting involved with the same sort of people and committing the same mistakes over and over.
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