i make a lot of mistakes. i screw up pretty much all the time. i'll be the 1st to admit that. most of the time i make small mistakes with fairly small consequences that don't really affect many other people.
Sometimes i make bigger mistakes that affect others more visibly.
i won't stop making mistakes. i'm trying... but i'm pretty sure i'll always make mistakes.
i saw a great quote recently from one of the greatest coaches ever - Dean Smith. i stopped and wrote it down because i thought it was so wise!
"What to do with a mistake - recognize it, admit it, learn from it, forget it."
i feel like God may have put that quote in front of me. i think God spoke to me through this quote. God helping me, this is how i want to live after every mistake i make for the rest of my life!
honestly i think i usually do pretty good with the 1st 2. my mistake is obvious most of the time so i see it & i usually have no problem admitting it. probably like an A- with those 2. i do OK learning from my mistakes sometimes... maybe a B- there. i'd like to do a lot better.
but many times i suck at forgetting it and moving on. i want to live by this better for the rest of my life.
no doubt i'll make a lot of mistakes. if i can learn from them and move on i think my life can be so much more effective.