I Wish I Were...
If things were different, they wouldn’t be the same…
My father used to say that all the time. I totally hated it!
Of course I wish things were different. Pretty much I wish that every day! Doesn’t everyone?
But I don’t think I want to wish away all the things I don’t like. Some of the choices I regret have turned me into the person I'm learning to love now!
It would also mean that some of the things I enjoy and appreciate wouldn’t be the same – in fact, they might just cease to exist for me. And, although I won’t remember (because those things would not have happened), I might wish things were different then, too.
Who can say what paradoxes I will create in my imag