Oh yes, we love to read about the past, we love to watch a good TV show based on events from the past, we like to learn about it, but we don’t really learn FROM it.
Our lives are bombarded every day with more, more, more, total sensory overload, our world is one in which anyone can shout their opinions from the roof tops, and proclaim it as fact. This creates a reactionary response.
There are times in life when you WISH the phrase “one step back two steps forward” was true. Often it’s more like one step forward, 436 steps backward. Our lives are full of examples of things not going smoothly. When “life” itself is messy and difficult without explanation. Right perspective is impossible in the moment. […]