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Less willfulness = More grace

Primed for a second serve, I stood at the baseline and raised my tennis racquet. Double faulting had become my forte, which felt so aggravating. Why couldn’t I just get the ball into the service box the first time? But that particular day, it hit me, “Hey, at least the rules of tennis allow for more than one serve!” Right then, instead of resenting my lack of skill and my failure to quickly execute the perfect serve, I started to see that I could let the forgiving rules of the game nurture my progress.

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