Beloved, you don’t always want to be porous to new advice. You can well be fiercely independent, and, yet, at the same time, being fiercely independent may well be much like being fiercely dependent and unable to let go of the premises from which you have come.
From time to time, either way, you may miss the point. There are times when you look back, and you wonder if you had said “Yes” to a piece of advice you had said “No” to.
There is a time or two when you have slapped the side of your head and rued that you hadn’t opened your ears to hear. Or do you remember a time or two when you followed some advice you would give back now as quick as a wink?
In either case, you berate yourself.
Mistakes in life are made. In the world at large, it…
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