The Four Unrecoverable Things


6 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by seventh sister on June 24, 2007 at 3:03 am

    So true and we have all been in similar situations, haven’t we?


  2. Posted by TurtleMom on June 24, 2007 at 4:09 am

    Indeed we have…more times than *I* would personally care to count!


  3. Posted by Aeryn on June 25, 2007 at 6:03 pm

    Been there…

    And then you are left with what could have been?

    No way to say I am sorry.

    The words you can’t take back. Sometimes even if you can say your sorry to the person the words still hang there, like a dark cloud over your head.

    I need to remember to forgive myself in these times, as sometimes I hold onto things for way longer than the other person prolly did. And they have moved on but I am still there hurting myself for refusing to forgive myself.

    Peace and blessings upon you girlfriend,



  4. Posted by TurtleMom on June 25, 2007 at 6:55 pm

    For Children’s Time at church one Sunday, I did an experiement with the children. I had one squeeze toothpaste out onto a piece of paper. I told another child to put the toothpaste back in the tube. Of course some of it he got in, but there was still a trail of toothpaste that he couldn’t get into the tube. Moral of the story: words can’t be taken back…even if you apologize for them.

    But yes…you must learn to forgive yourself for the simple fact that we are not perfect and we make some pretty stupid mistakes. If He forgives us, shouldn’t we be able to forgive ourselves?


  5. Posted by Elaine on July 25, 2007 at 3:44 am

    Very wise words. Thank you for sharing them.


  6. Posted by SongBirdy on July 28, 2007 at 5:06 pm

    Very good story 😀


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