When I was [previous age], I dreamed I might [goal you had in life]. But I didn't know how to [something you think you didn't know how to do]. I didn't have enough [ some resource you thought you were lacking ].
But now, on this [ day of week ] , in [ what month is it ], I'm [ some action you're taking that is getting results ].
I learned how to [ something you learned ] by [ method you learned it ] and got better by [how you got better ]. Each [ frequency of your practice e.g. day, week, hour ] I practice, I make new distinctions.
Some people even comment, "[ some thing another person has said about your efforts]" -- and that always makes me feel [ how it makes you feel ].
If I were to start all over again, I'd [ tell us what you'd do differently ].
We never know how life will turn out. I'm [ happy / sad -- some emotion ] about the way my life is turning out. However, today, I can still [ some action you can still take today]. And tomorrow, I will [ some action you'll take tomorrow ]. If I live in the moment and take it one day at a time, eventually, I'll [ what will you eventually be able to do ].
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