The local team had lost that day, but they were still in the finals and the coach was determined the team would be given every opportunity to find ways that would enable them not to make the same mistakes when next they played.

A team meeting was arranged and the reasons for the loss carefully examined.  At training during the week the team practiced how they should play to overcome the weaknesses they had shown in their previous match.  This boosted their confidence and they were now looking forward to the final when they would once again meet the team that had beaten them.

Each day we are faced with events that we can use to enable us to learn how to confront similar happenings that might occur in our future.  Whether we choose to learn from these, or whether we’re happy to just have survived another day, is entirely up to us.

We can gain knowledge and wisdom, not from merely participating in events, but from using those event experiences to enrich our lives and the lives of others.

By the way, the local team won the Grand Final.

I’m Peter Mack and that’s life.

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