Today, I reflected on a quote by Tallulah Bankhead, graciously shared in the “3-2-1 Thursday” newsletter by James Clear.
“If I had to live my life again, I’d make the same mistakes, only sooner.”
It resonated with me, but I ultimately realized I would take out the “only sooner”.
My mistakes have been perfectly placed in time to maximize my learning. I would neither change the experience nor the timing. Even in writing these words, some mistakes stand in front of me, judging my conviction. But I am convinced I would not have it any other way.
It is never easy to live with the crosses from poor choices, but heavy loads are easier to carry when the are firmly held.
The quote made me remember quite a number of mistakes. Many of them brought smiles to my face, but there was no smile when I was going through them.
I am thankful for newsletters from beautiful minds that choose to share.