hindsight is 20/20

Ronnie - Monticello, Kentucky
Entered on September 29, 2008
Age Group: 18 - 30

Hindsight is 20/20

I believe hindsight is 20/20, through the course of life I have I have made mistakes and many times I look back knowing I could have done different for the better in something. In life we all make mistakes, we look back wishing we could fix some things, done it differently, or just took a whole different path on a situation. I know personally and also wish I could change some things I have done in my past.

Growing up at a young age you listen to your parents tell you things maybe that you should do or should not do. Either way at some point or another our intelligent minds choose a path other than advice given from our parents or someone else trying to guide us, telling us countless times been there, done that, don’t make the same mistake.

Eventually in time our minds mature at young adulthood. We begin to remember some of the mistakes we made. Maybe we see it by younger adolescents and remember we were once young like that to. Thinking you were once in their shoes wishing you would have listened to someone such as parents giving you advice.

A time I look back on now is September 11, 2001, the day the World Trade Center and the pentagon was destroyed by suicide bombers on airplanes. Many times I Iook back and see that we should have been more alert . As a country we was just taking things to easy for say. But as Americans we should have been more prepared looking back on it now I see things we could done differently to prevent 9/11. Not only did I look back on it so did many others believe just like me knowing we could have been more ready for a drastic event such as 9/11.

I believe entirely hindsight is 20/20. There are many times I wish I would have done something different, or wish I could fix something. Always try to make the best decision possible, you can’t go back. Decision we make today will affect the way we live tomorrow, whether it be personally or as a counrty. Hindsight has taught me make the best choice to pave the road possible for a better tomorrow, to not fall from your mistakes but learn from them.