From slap on the wrist to high five

Hebrews 12:11 “Now no chastening seems to be joyful for the present, but painful; nevertheless, afterward it yields the peaceable fruit of righteousness to those who have been trained by it.”

Leader, I bless you with honestly recognising when correction is warranted and accepting such gracefully. I bless you with judging the validity of correction on its merit and not on where it comes from. I bless you with an expansive character that is able to rightly distinguish between the fish bones (to be discarded) and meat (to nourish); to not take offence but to have a learning attitude, even if your ego takes a knock. I bless you with seeing how incorporating the advice or valid criticism of others improve your work, how you lead, your outputs and results. I bless you with not making more of the correction than what it is by condemning yourself or meditating on it until you second-guess your every action. Consider, appropriate, learn and amend. I bless you with being respected and honoured because you do not see yourself above reproach, but are pursuing excellence.

Proverbs 13:18 “Poverty and shame will come to him who disdains correction, but he who regards a rebuke will be honoured.”

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