Learning from Mistakes

Mistakes give you more information so you can get it right the next time. Don’t fear them, just learn from them. (Keith Minier, minister)

Most people don’t like to make mistakes. In fact, some people won’t even act or speak because they are fearful of making a faux pas. And yet, experience is the best teacher and even when you’ve made a blunder, you can profit from the mistake, taking a lesson on how to do or say it better the next time. Don’t be foolish, but don’t fear mistakes; learn from them.

Whoever learns from correction is wise. . . . If you punish a mocker, the simpleminded will learn a lesson; if you correct the wise, they will be all the wiser. (Proverbs 15:5; 19:25)