Lessons in Life

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No room for REGRETS this 2013.

Its 10:16 P.M., 27th day of December of this year near to end—2012. I don’t know what pushed me to write something again. Maybe because of these folks I’m listening to now, talking of the coming New Year. But still my mind is flying above the air, the skies filled with mist because of the pouring rain. I just realized its been a long time since I wrote down my thoughts, it’s been so long since I get back to write something about the days that passed and share it with all of you. Talking about that, I just realized I’ve missed so much time, not just these past few days, but the past months. I thought of doing things later, but then forgot about it. Until I reflected through the end, realizing I haven’t done such things and then, regretting.

In talking about regrets, it reminded me of the book which I just finished reading awhile ago, the book “Tuesdays with Morrie” by Mitch Albom. I learned so much in this book especially when it comes to self-pity, regretting, and focusing on things that are more important. It’s just in time because the end of this year is near and fast approaching. I think it’s too late to regret for the things you haven’t done this year, but look forward to do those things the coming year, but be sure to use your time wisely this time. Never waste a chance in doing things that you can. Don’t wait to make it happen, besides its all in your hands. It was funny because my dear cousin, Lyka, just sent a text message saying: “It’s better to end something and start another, than to imprison your self in hoping for nothing.” It put a smile on my face because her message is just in time while I’m currently jotting down my thoughts about moving forward. It reminded me of Professor Morrie Schwartz’s aphorism saying: “Accept what you are able to do and what you are NOT able to do.” Why waste your time regretting and putting yourself down, if you are given one more day, or even a year to make those things possible? You...
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