When we walk down the memory lane, it can be unconsciously, willingly, selectively, impetuously or sometimes grudgingly. By following our stream of consciousness we look for lost time and things past. has done this with an ultimate patience and great pleasure.
We are what we remember. If we lose our memory, we lose our identity and our identity is the accumulation of our experiences. Some reminiscences become anchor points that can take another scope with the wisdom of hindsight.
Remembering our past can be a healthy exercise. We should yet beware of manipulations of our memory. By sticking to things that torment us, we can be tempted to brood over what should have, could have or would have been done. (no shoulda, coulda, woulda).
When we walk down the memory lane, we learn from the past and pick for the present the fundamentals, which can be brought into play for the future.
If we feel we are missing out sometimes, it may be because we simply forget to consult the past, or neglect to think up its circuit with the presence.
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