Your choices are the reason you are who you are today. When you look back, maybe thinking you shouldn’t have done a particular thing, don’t stay there. Live for this very moment. After all, this moment is what really matters, your past has come and gone. Move on,
Idolatry happens when you worship or praise anything excessively to the point of causing you to believe it reigns supreme. All things on this earth are temporal, even your very own desires. Be careful that you do not create idols to worship.
Don’t always seek the approval of others concerning your goals or dreams. Not everyone wants to see you succeed, just because they are not successful.
Do not be ashamed of your past. Learn from those experiences and move forward in your life. Teach others of the possibilities of change & living victoriously. You are a survivor.
We are victims of our history and our present. They place too many obstacles in the way of love. And we cannot enjoy even our differences in peace.
Our past may shape us, but it doesn’t define us.
Apology is often the first step in correcting a wrong. Having moved for a position of saying ‘I don’t need forgiveness,’ Mr. Trump is now taking a second look at past behaviors, things that he’s said and done that he regrets. While he is not asking for forgiveness for being human, he is admitting that he’s made mistakes and humbly making apologies.
Assuredly, Loving Souls, you should go to God with all humility and respect, humbling yourselves in His presence, especially when you remember your past ingratitude and sins.
Each person’s present feelings are determined by a million instant confrontations of previous experineces. A long time period lived under the effects of chemicals, can become ”your true past”. Note that each past was future for it’s own past. If you want to leave a stable past to your far distant future, start using the right chemicals in the right way, today.
Being a teen is past for me. Worrying about the world and my place in it is not.