Don’t cry over spilt milk.
Don’t cross your bridges until you come to them.
Sounds familiar? I am guessing that these words might have appeared in your life more than a few times. These old proverbs are nothing new to me. Yet, when I came across them today, placed side by side, they suddenly threw light on a deeper meaning – to live in the Now.
One teaches us about how to interact with our past, the other about how to interact with our future.
Renewed lesson: Learn to accept the past, to forgive ourselves, to leave the worries by the bank, and to bask in the present.
How about treating yourself to another glass of milk while you are approaching the next bridge?