Lesson Number Twenty-Two: Overprepare, then go with the flow.
Someone once said, "If you can't beat them, join them." This is one example of going with the flow. Sometimes we go with the flow not because we don't have a decision of our own, but because it is the best thing for everyone else. We might not be consistent when we stand against something until we give up and go with it. As long as that something is not bad, then why not, for once, throw our hands up in the air, forget our self, smile and just 'go with the flow'.
Of course, we have to prepare for whatever it is we are planning to do. As Regina Brett put it, 'overprepare'. Prepare. Prepare. Prepare. We could never be beaten over something when we are prepared for it. This is also what one wise person meant when he said, 'Expect for the best, but prepare for the worst.' There we have it. Prepare, overprepare, then flow...