These past choices you thought were the right ones, the faded brick colored blocks that created the foundation you walk upon now daily.
You can’t let them bother you.
What you can do, though, is pick your foot up and put it down. You can learn from the choices made that weren’t, after all, the best for you.
You can forgive yourself.
You may request forgiveness of others.
You thought your choice was the best choice for the moment. Some may fault you for this. You may let their judgment go and pray they will, eventually, return to you if not with compassion at least with a willingness to let it go, too, to let the bother be exfoliated from their system.
Don’t let it bother you because the bother lasts so much longer than the originating choice and follow through did. Make reparations. Smile. Breathe deeply and aim for now and your next nows.
Don’t let it bother you that others don’t understand you and may not even want to take the effort to understand you.
Don’t let it bother you that the past you is more than a tiny bit embarrassing to the now you.
Some people may have found her cute. Even though you abhor that word, cute, let it be, my love, just let it be.
Keep writing away any pain that comes when you forget to not let it bother you.
Then pick up your foot and put it down. Repeat. Again. And. Again.
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© 2012 by Julie Jordan Scott
This is my also my Ultimate Blog Challenge Writing for the Day. Be watching for my challenge posts which will include Writing Prompts, Writing Tips and General Life Tips and Essays. This is Blog 9/31 for July!
Julie Jordan Scott has been a Life & Creativity Coach, Writer, Facilitator and Teleclass Leader since 1999. She is also an award winning Actor, Director, Artist and Mother Extraordinaire. She was twice the StoryTelling Slam champion in Bakersfield. She leads Writing Camp with JJS & this Summer will be traveling throughout the US to bring this unique, fun filled creative experience to the people wherever she finds the passion & the interest.
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