Whether you've truly failed―or you just feel like a failure―the experience can actually be a blessing.
“Well, Cara, I’m not really sure what to say, but you failed to do what we hired you to do.” The chairperson folded her hands on her lap, and looked at me blankly. I stared back at her, numb to the world around me.
Glancing at the paper in front of her, she went on to list all of the many ways she believed I had failed at in my first two years of ministry. ...