November 1931 cover of Woman's Home Companion
Artist: Marion Powers (1880-1963)
Just in case my quote is not readable on the beautiful magazine cover above, it reads:
"Regret should never be brought as a covered dish to the Thanksgiving Day table."
Life can be filled with regrets, can't it? I don't remember who the author was who wrote about her tendency to try to "houseclean the past," but it is something I battle too. Instead, I'm now trying to keep in mind a wise quote from Katherine Mansfield who wrote: "Regret is an appalling waste of energy; you can't build on it; it's only good for wallowing in."
I had promised my readers a one sentence post today after the long previous one but felt that it needed a little explanation. Maybe you'll join me in not wallowing on Thanksgiving Day?