Tethers or connections? The past is an integral part of our future. When we write memoirs, memories, or histories that create a positive connection with the past, it grounds us. When the past colors our existence to the point that the present and future are drained of reason, it’s a tether to be broken–or at least loosened up a bit.
How are You Tethered to the Past?
There’s an apt German expressions for those times when you are torn about an event: “One eye laughs; the other cries.”