Each moment is another opportunity to be better than you were before. One of the reasons I enjoy golf is because even though you are playing with others, your real competition is yourself. You’re typically not part of a team, like in baseball or basketball. Your level of achievement is truly measured by knowing how you’ve done before, and comparing yourself at that moment to what you did the last time and who you were before.
With the help of my husband, I spend time analyzing what I’m doing well and what still needs work. Though I need to do this more, I stop to watch others achieve what I’m trying to do, as a means of learning. I know that the next time I face the same hole, I can do what I may not have been able to do the last time. Even if I have been stuck in neutral, on a specific hole of the golf course, as I learn more, I have a new chance to improve. That’s pretty awesome!
I know that life isn’t always easy. However, each day is a fresh start, another chance to improve upon the person who went to bed the night before. Mistakes can be learned from. Achievements already made allow us to know what’s working, so we can continue in the right direction. New experiences can be had.
Really, it’s kind of exciting to know that yesterday wasn’t the end. As long as we have breath, we have the opportunity to improve upon ourselves. We live in a country with many opportunities afforded to us, no matter where we came from or what lies people may have tried to get you to believe about yourself. Seize the day! Heck, seize the moment! I promise you that it will be worth the effort.
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