One of Steve Jobs’ most remarkable quotes was:
You can’t connect the dots looking forward; you can only connect them looking backwards.
It practically makes sense because it’s impossible to predict the future. You can only analyze when things have happened. However, you can only begin to connect the dots backwards starting from that instance if you can backtrack and remember all the threads that made up that certain fabric. There’s that “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now” moment that sinks in when The Big Thing finally arrives. I really think that it makes sense, but there are moments when disappointment kicks in… only because more questions arise instead of me settling for the answers provided by the now.
Here’s to another episode of me, overthinking.