How do you feel when someone corrects you? I am grateful when someone points out that my fly is down, but when the correction is about me personally, it is a bit harder to appreciate.
Intellectually, I know how important it is to accept correction. I had an experience in my first month as a missionary where my senior companion pointed out a weakness I had. I completely disagreed with him and I didn’t learn until about a year later that I was wrong and he was right. I’m not sure if I would have recognized this flaw in my thinking if he had not first corrected me.Read Full Post