The beginning of a new year is usually a time that most of us set goals. We decide what we want to accomplish. We decide what changes need to be made. We set our course. I think these things are good, but it’s so important to remember before we forge ahead. I’ve often heard the quote that if we forget our history, we are destined to repeat it.
Everyone needs to take time to stop and remember.
Humans are such interesting creatures. How often do we forget the lessons we’ve learned? We forget the challenges we’ve overcome. We forget the daily battles that we’ve faced and endured. We seem to only remember those huge, life-changing or highly emotional events. Even when we remember these events, our memories are often distorted.
Here’s a story explaining what I mean.