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;
Begin it well and serenely,
And with too high a spirit to be encumbered with your old nonsense.
—Ralph Waldo Emerson
I read this almost every day, and it uplifts and encourages me!
We are mortal. We do our best. We stumble. Just thinking of some of my slip-ups makes me shudder! We say the wrong thing. We are sometimes unaware and therefore insensitive. But we must get up the next morning, and try our best . . . again. This thought of Ralph Waldo Emerson gives me peace and courage.
Forgive yourself of today’s foolish mishaps. And try again, tomorrow, with a high spirit! That is the most anyone can do.