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How Memories Compel Us to be Humble

Lately I’ve been tormented by something stupid that I wrote on a friend’s Facebook wall that I meant to personal message her. It wasn’t anything mean and didn’t involve any other specific person, but I expressed frustrations that didn’t belong on Facebook and that I didn’t even belong in a personal message but should have stayed in my own heart. I’ve been tormented by this post of mine because it did involve possible future employment for me, and I can’t stand thinking that I may have jeopardized that with a thoughtless post.

This isn’t an isolated incident. I’ve said many stupid things in my life, and I always relive them numerous times. You may think I’m being overly hard on myself, but I’m not so sure.

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