Have you found yourself avoiding certain activities and new ideas because there might be a chance of failure? Do you limit exposure to challenges that produced disappointing results in the past? Do you, like me, suffer from a "paralysis of analysis?" No way I want to make a fool of myself--especially if everyone else will know it before I do!
Well, trying to avoid ever making mistakes can seriously impede progress towards any goal. Here's the latest article from the Baha'i site at BellaOnline.com.
Failing to Grow
Failure is part of God's design. It shouldn't be avoided at all costs, but treasured as an important tool for ultimate success.
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Cheryll Schuette, Baha'i Editor
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