Having grown up with the caution to be careful what I say (because you can't take it back) I now wonder if what I haven't said matters more than the fact that I have mostly kept my foot out of my mouth. Going forward I will try to Say the things that I will regret leaving unsaid even if they are un-comfortable or leave me feeling vulnerable.
Natasha Bedingfield say it all in the title. Don't let yourself believe that you have to follow the past patterns of your life. Write your life deliberately. What's next is up to you. Just decide. The future will always be Unwritten.
I know that Melissa Ethridge intented for this song to encourage people to take action to help stop the effects of Global Warming. But it speaks to me a much more personal level, about my life in general, paying attention to what really matters and moving in the right direction.
This is one of my favorite songs by KT Tunstall. Sometimes the road ahead of us seems hazy and uncertain but often when we stumble into the darkness we find truth, beauty and courage on our way Through The Dark.