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Being your own man does not mean taking advantage of anyone else.
-- Flip Wilson
 

 

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Apply what you’ve learned

What did you get right yesterday? What can you do to expand on it?

In what ways have you disappointed yourself lately? How will you avoid making those same mistaken choices again?

Your actions are not perfect, nor are they perfectly awful. You can find great benefit in considering what has worked out well and what hasn’t.

Regret is painful and that’s what can make it so useful. Rather than being punished by your regrets, choose to be enlightened and improved by them.

Find new ways to repeat the patterns of thought and action that have had a positive impact. And stay away from those patterns that led you to dark and regretful places.

You’ve learned a lot, and paid a significant price for all that wisdom. Going forward, make every effort to put it to good use.

— Ralph Marston

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