Mistakes or ?

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Mistakes: we all make them.

Even when we get embarassed and feel foolish, mistakes create growth & discovery, and opportunities to learn what NOT to do the next time.

   It’s all how you look at it.

I can’t think of any mistake I ever made that wasn’t a life lesson in disguise.

So … instead of beating yourself up.. PICK yourself up and move on.

With 5 kids at home, Mom used to tease that we should just spill a glass of milk at the START of every meal. 

Her point? Get over it and get on with it. Wise lady.

What mistakes have you learned the most from?

Categories: Attitude, Determination, Forgiveness, Life, Mom, Opinion, Quotes, Rants, Relationships, Self Discovery, Thoughts | 4 Comments

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  1. I was always one to open my mouth before taking the time to cool off. I was right a majority of the time about what I was angry, but I would often not cool off before presenting my argument. One time it led to me being let go from I job I loved so much. Since then, I have found, that no matter how correct I am, I make more headway waiting for a little while and presenting my case in a much calmer manner.

    Thank you for such an introspective post!

    • I don’t know anyone who was born with the gift of self-restraint; in my experience, it’s a learned skill (and I’m still learnin’). Thanks for contributing HL1981!

  2. Love this, thanks for reminding me that it is okay NOT to be perfect =) Our number one rule at our house is that we NEVER cry over spilled milk.

    • Absolutely, my pleasure! Saw your post about the NYC trash piling up … ugh .. but another adventure, right? Thanks for stopping by Sandra!

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