Mistakes

*Before Nelson Mandela left prison he said “As I stand before the door to my freedom, I realise that if I do not leave my pain, anger and bitterness behind me, I will still be in prison”.*

Mistakes in life are also imprisonment. Yet sometimes, we refuse to come out. We prefer self-imposed imprisonment.

We hold grudges, become bitter and do not cooperate. We feel comfortable inside the walls of anger and resentment.

Forgiveness comes as bail. It should be accepted with a big smile of relief. What needs to be done is a fight with all our fears and failures. After all, mistakes were meant to make us a survivor… Not a victim!!

A survivor who has learned how to be humble yet strong, wise and mature.

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3 thoughts on “Mistakes

  1. I loved reading this! 😌
    Being humble is not thinking less of yourself, it’s thinking of yourself less. Pride makes us artificial and humility makes us real!

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