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Learning from Mistakes
Lori Almost Live

Learning from Mistakes

A wise person learns from other people's mistakes.

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Published: July 12, 2008

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Visitor Comments: 99

(98) Anonymous, July 11, 2011 9:33 PM

SCHOOLS

I SENT MY OLDEST DAUGHTER TO A SCHOOL WHICH WAS MUCH MORE FRUM THAN I WAS. SHE FELT TRAPPED AND AS A RESULT REBELLED. I SHOULD HAVE SENT HER TO A SCHOOL WHICH MATCHED MY LEVEL OF FRUMKEIT.

(97) eva, May 16, 2011 3:20 AM

If I had it to do over, I would enjoy my eight children more. I was often too uptight and stressed out to just enjoy them. My advice to you would be: enjoy them, they WILL grow up.

(96) tammy, May 16, 2011 1:42 AM

my regret

not studying the Bible earlier in my life. Now I want to learn more and more of God's word.

(95) L.S., February 6, 2011 7:58 PM

regrets

I regret going to the prestigious liberal arts college intead of the big less prestigious one I also got into. When visiting both, I felt very happy at the big less prestige school and loved the campus and the professors, but chose the prestigious liberal arts college because of the prestige. It was a horrible choice which led to a downfall of other horrible choices; I was miserably depressed for four years, and the depression, stress, and high anxiety wrecked havoc on my weight, my skin, my psyche, my soul. I worshipped the false idol of prestige and status and became miserable in the process. Additionally, the degree I got is very liberal-artsy and made me unemployable and the workload was so overwhelming that i had to work long hours just to keep my grades out of the tiolet, and it was harder to get into grad school even though B'H" I have since completed a Master's degree. I regret that I didn't get my career goals more organized at an earlier age because I am kind of lost and need to make a decision soon.

(94) SusanE, October 31, 2010 10:59 PM

Regrets and Mistakes.

One big mistake that I made and hope I have corrected is accepting criticism graciously. I might not have made as many mistakes if I had listened more. There are some things that I could have made easier for my family. There were things I should have made a faster or more firm decision about. I would have spent more time socializing with my parents. When I was younger, I could have helped my neighbor financially and I didn't. I wish I had not defined myself by my marriage. I would have studied Judaism sooner. I regret that I didn't realize the potential I had until later in life. I sincerely regret that I didn't speak up when someone asked for advice. I didn't think my opinions were worthy of consideration. Most of the things that I have found regrettable, I have taken care of in the past several years. The above few mistakes can't be changed. But, I have learned from them and hope that others can learn from my errors. Lori, this is a rewrite of my comment from July 2007.

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