Life is not a trap set for us by God, so that He can condemn us for failing. Life is not a spelling bee, where no matter how many words you have gotten right, if you make one mistake you are disqualified. Life is more like a baseball season, where even the best team loses one-third of its games and even the worst team has its days of brilliance. Our goal is not to go all year without ever losing a game. Our goal is to win more than we lose, and if we can do that consistently enough, then when the end comes, we will have won it all.

Harold S. Kushner in How Good Do We Have To Be? A New Understanding of Guilt and Forgiveness by Harold S. Kushner


To Practice This Thought:
Imagine the scoreboard of your life. Count everything as a win.


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