1. I wish I'd had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.
2. I wish I didn't work so hard.
3. I wish I'd had the courage to express my feelings.
4. I wish I had stayed in touch with my friends.
5. I wish that I had let myself be happier.
“Life is a choice,” she concludes. “It is YOUR life. Choose consciously, choose wisely, choose honestly. Choose happiness.”
So that’s what it’s all about? Is she, and are way too many others, missing the elephant in the living room?
Do you suppose regrets such as these change one minute after death? Too bad we can’t ask the philosophers who contributed to this particular list.
Oh, but wait: we have the testimony of the rich man in Luke 16. His priorities certainly underwent a radical transformation after he'd left this earth.
Wonder what would happen if someone made it a point to read the book of Luke to the dying before it's to late?