As people’s lives change and they choose to move from one State or Country to another, they sometimes find themselves daydreaming about what life was like where they used to live in earlier years.
It seems inherent in our nature that sometime in our lives we might want to return to our beginnings on a nostalgia trip, to once more experience the memories of yesteryear.
Our dreams are often shattered when we do get the chance to return, for generally we will find our old home very different from the way it was when we left. Perhaps it is in need of repair, or overgrown with trees and shrubs which were so small when we were younger.
While the location may still hold many great memories, having made the trip back, we are generally happy to return to our present location, our original decision to move confirmed.
Our life is a journey forward. It is, as it is now. Life can never be, as it once was. So, while it’s nice occasionally to look back on what has been, by concentrating on living today we may well find this will enable us to have hope for tomorrow.
I’m Peter Mack and that’s life.