Who seeks for heaven alone to save his soul,
May keep the path, but will not reach the goal;
While he who walk in love may wander far,
Yet God will bring him where the blessed are.
Henry Van Dyke
From: The Story of the Other Wise Man.
The Gift of the Magi and Other Christmas Stories – O. Henry
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I read this phrase once and I lived by it ever since: “Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time; it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable”.
It is true that following this advice made me marry the wrong man, but it also led me to discoveries about myself, what I am and where I want to be. If I hadn’t taken this chance I would have been forever wondering what if…
It will be the day my son was born, because on that day I was also born as a mother and my life gained definition and purpose. I discovered that I have huge capacity of love that I never knew I had in me. I still wonder at the power of this little person in my life. The day he was born the universe aligned itself and I found my place in it. It felt like I have been waiting for him my whole life