Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Wednesday Wisdom

I saw this picture circulating on Facebook recently and I must say, I fell in love with the statement.

I too often think that we find ourselves regretting decisions or fretting over those 'what-ifs'. We never really stop and think about the things that wouldn't have happened had we actually made those different choices. Would we be the same person we are today? Would we know the same people?

Most likely the answer is no. Honestly, I remember just a few weeks ago feeling like I may have made a mistake career-wise. While I loved my position, I felt I had stayed too long and would have trouble finding another job should I need to. But now I'm in the Engineering Manager, and nominated for my first award. Had I not been where I was, learning what I've learned, I wouldn't have the opportunities I have today.

So really, we need to appreciate our "mistakes" more. Every decision, good or bad has lead us to where we are today. Now, our lives are what we make it. More "mistakes" may be made, but they may lead us to great places.

I don't know about you, but that sounds pretty exciting.


  1. Can we get an amen! I couldn't agree more. Thanks for sharing. Good luck to you in your new position.

  2. Ahhhh! Agreed friend. Hope & prayer and timing and appreciation will get us through. xoxo