Sometimes The Only
Way To Learn Is Through Experience
comes in many forms and I am a proponent of formal education.
However, learning through books and theories is only half of what
education is about. Sometimes the only way to learn is through
I was making mini quiches for breakfast I realized I didnt
have the foil lined muffin cups the recipe called for. I couldnt
figure out why the paper cups would have to be lined with foil
so I simply used the paper muffin cups I had and completed the
recipe. Once baked and cooled, I realized that the chef who created
the recipe knew what she was talking about. When I tried to peel
the paper off of the mini quiches, it stuck horribly. I was able
to salvage the quiches but it was messy and some of the quiche
was lost to the paper cups. Oh well, live and learn. I had to
experience the result in order to understand it. And I have learned
from this experiment, and will use the proper foil lined cups
in the future.
is a big experiment. There are things we simply cannot learn out
of a book or from someone elses experience. The key here
is to learn from the experience and not keep making the same mistake.
Life is one big classroom and we have the choice rather we will
live and learn or if we will simply keep repeating the same lessons.
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