In retrospect, things can seem so much easier and uncomplicated. One can beat oneself about the fact that they could have done a lot of things differently. Time and experience can bring us a little bit closer to wisdom. Happiness can’t be bought and it most certainly isn’t received when we look back on our life with regrets.
For someone who had been born and brought up in the city, an idyllic countryside might seem charming. But a few weeks spent in a charming countryside can make a city-bred yearn for the comforts, conveniences, hustle and bustle of the city. Someone who has spend most of their younger years in a peaceful countryside might yearn for a visit to the city. They might be dazzled initially by the sights that a vibrant city has to offer. But when they spend too much time copped up in their tiny apartments in the busy cities, they might yearn to go back to their home. Memories of the cool, fresh, and crisp air and the calming greenery of their countryside might make a busy city fall short in their eyes. There is no place like home. In the moments when you face a crisis, all thoughts and memories of home tend to flood your mind. I guess that’s because home is much more than just a place. It’s a feeling. It’s something that cannot be replaced.
Sometimes we make choices that take us away from our homes. It might have seemed like the best idea at the time of decision making but in retrospect, we might wonder why we chose that path. Life seems so simple and easy in retrospect. But I guess that’s because in retrospect, many unknowns cease to exist…
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