There is an old saying, “Live your life as you would have wished you had lived it as you lay dying.”
At first read, this sounds rather morbid but, when you really think about it, it makes profound sense. How often have you thought; “Would have...Should have... Could have... Wished I had?” I would venture a guess that you have even said those words aloud from time to time and that you have often heard friends verbalize those very same thoughts.
When looking at major life decisions from a metaphysical standpoint, the element of Karma must be considered. After countless years of study, I have come to the conclusion (and remember, you do not have to accept this as your personal belief system) that many of the decisions that are made in a lifetime are predestined. If you have not been a long-time reader of this column, an explanation of this is forthcoming. I have a strong belief in reincarnation. Put simply, the soul returns to the physical reality countless times in order to interact with other souls from past incarnations and, most importantly, to learn the lessons that were not completed in past lifetimes. The acceptance of this belief greatly affects the choices that we make.
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