Wait and Let Things “Soak”

Time is what we occasionally need.

The ability to get “immediate” answers to many questions online sometimes makes us think that we should understand things immediately as well. The best realizations or awakenings about a document or a record do not always pop into our motind the moment we first read the item.

It takes some a while for connections to be made, particularly if the problem has not been an easy one to solve and the language and terminology is not familiar to us.

So give yourself time to understand. Do not expect an immediate answer. Knee jerk reactions sometimes end up kicking us in the rear end.

I know that’s not really possible to do, but the statement is not meant to be taken literally.

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Posted On: December 31, 2020 at 09:21AM