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Thought of the Day: The past is the past…

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The past is the past, and it will always last as the past. But now I’ve moved on, and the me of today is different than the I of my yesteryears. So while I have no shame of who I was, it is not now who I am. – Jacob J. Walker

Maybe I now understand some of the liner notes that Paul Simon wrote in the Paul Simon Songbook, where he said “there are some I would not write today,” but that they “played a role in the transition”.  In either case, I am feeling ready to let go of some more of who I was, and move to my next “adjacent possible“.

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Written by Jacob Walker

October 15th, 2014 at 3:10 pm

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  1. Better stated……….The past does equal the future!

    Richard

    11 Nov 14 at 7:42 am

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