Skip to content

Contentment. Regret. 

Can they coexist?

I believe they must.

I have often heard someone say, “I have no regrets”. I can’t imagine. 

Contentment, for me, is being at peace with. 

Regret, not so much. It stirs feelings of disappointment. Anxiety. Probably topped with a dose of shame.

Oil and water.

Regret can make contentment seem unachievable. Something I can’t undo. 

It’s a good thing for me to regret bad choices. But not a good thing to let regret paralyze. 

That’s where grace steps in.

By grace I am forgiven. And through that grace I can be content. At peace with. 

Grace offers mercy. Mercy brings peace. Peace makes space for contentment which allows me to own my regret and my regret not own me.

This Post Has 0 Comments

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


40% Off “Hope” Book

Through Tuesday, May 17th. Celebrating 5 Years for 5 Days​.