I tried not to listen to their conversation, but the woman was talking a little loud, although I am sure she wasn’t aware she was. If she had, I think she would have been very embarrassed.
From what I heard, something had happened to her when she was in her twenty’s. I guessed she must be in her 80’s today. The thought occurred to me, this woman had spent 60 years holding on to this bitterness. It had not only shaped her life, but her entire being.
What could have been different for her, had she let go of this bitterness? Her face was etched with unhappiness.
I can’t imagine going through life pulling that kind of baggage. For me personally, I choose to be happy and positive. It isn’t that I don’t have days that things happen to cause me grief, or unhappiness or even anger. It’s just I choose to deal with it, forgive and forget and move on, embracing the life I’ve been given and the opportunities to move forward.
How about you, what do you choose?