The best advice, in a quote from Ralph Waldo Emerson

“Finish each day and be done with it. You have done what you could. Some blunders and absurdities no doubt crept in; forget them as soon as you can. Tomorrow is a new day. You shall begin it serenely and with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.”–Ralph Waldo Emerson


  1. I love that quotation! As a matter of fact, I have it pinned to my bulletin board.

    Still working on obeying, though… πŸ™‚

  2. Past embarrassments are not easily forgotten. We all have erasers on the end of our pencils. Paul in Philippians 3:13 is trying to come to terms with his past and look forward with optimism. Some embarrassments can be so severe that mental health therapy and psychoactive medication become highly expedient. We also need to surround ourselves with those that have our better interest in mind. II Peter 1: 5-9 is excellent advice on building character to further save us from future grave mistakes,

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