Like Shakespeare’s Hamlet, over-thinking might just turn out to be my fatal flaw. While the prince of Denmark came to ruin because he thought too much when it was time to act, my troubles come from thinking too much about actions already taken.

This summer has not been the best for me; some rough patches left me hurt and dejected. I believe there’s a greater purpose to it all, but that doesn’t make it any less painful. What’s worse, my mind keeps reliving it all over and over and over, like a broken cinema reel.

Whether you believe in it or not, the Bible makes a good point when it instructs its readers to “take captive every thought.” With someone like me, who dwells on too many things too much of the time, taking captive every thought turns out to be quite the challenge. Taking this into consideration, I decided I needed to start small. Baby steps.
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