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Humble pie or grateful pie?

Three weeks ago I did not know any Elixir at all.

Today, some of my classmates, as well as yours truly, sometimes experience feelings of frustration, impatience, self-doubt, or any combination of the above.

It is theoretically easy to see the sheer amount of progress and new learnings that we have incorporated in around three weeks.

Still, there is a part of us that considers that to not be enough.

Maybe not enough speed of assimilation. Not enough amount of knowledge. Not enough amount of fluency on the use of our new tools.

It has been said that we are eating plenty of humble pie in the last three weeks, and with that I have to agree.

The other side of the coin is also true: when was the last time we learnt this much in such a short period of time? When reflecting upon this, it may be a tool to put things in perspective, and to tame the parts of us that want instant results at the pace that we determine.

We will get there, gang.

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Brooklin Myers

You've learned so much already Jon! Proud Gandalf right here 🧙‍♂️

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Thank you Brooklin!