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Aura Martinez’s post is insightful and reassuring. Her metaphors make sense to me: The school of life; how the people we meet, our experiences, disappointments and failures are our teachers; the tests to check if we paid attention during class; and the courses we have to retake when we didn’t get it right the first time. This is a refreshing reflection because it means there’s no reason for regret. There are no mistakes, only lessons to be learned.

Aura E Martinez

Have you ever noticed that you get the same experience over and over again, just with different people or even different circumstances? Sometimes these experiences are not even pleasant experiences. In situations like these, it is easy to believe that one may be cursed or just have bad luck or perhaps one is a magnet to those things. Have you ever considered that most likely this is occurring because you are actually failing your courses?

Yes, many times we fail many courses- the courses of life. You will forever be a student in the school called Life where every person you meet, every experience, every disappointment, every failure are your teachers. Many of them are great teachers, it’s just a matter of perspective.

I learned the hard way that indeed people do reflect the way we feel about ourselves. How so? Well, if you meet someone who mistreats you and…

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