Resiliency

never a failure, always a lesson

Never a Failure

When we ignore the lesson offered to us by a setback, we choose to fail. Searching for the tip at the scene of a slip, or in the wake of a mistake, is a move that winners make. Building the habit of expecting and detecting the clues changes everything!

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Remember

Remember that you aren’t alone on this journey and there’s no shame in asking for help. Remember that this site is searchable. Just click on the magnifying glass at the top of the page. There are over 450 posts here, so whether you’re on a specific quest or if you’re just filling time, there’s something …

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depression

I Pressed On

Perhaps you have also recently seen this on a social media platform. If you rearrange the letters in the word DEPRESSION, you can spell I PRESSED ON. I love words and scrambling or jumbling them. So, this post caught my attention immediately. My first impression was that it was clever and perhaps significant that those …

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Me or Method?

Everybody falls short, falls off the wagon, fumbles, stumbles, slips up, gives up, or gives in. It happens…to everyone! Disclaimer: I don’t believe in jinxes or I wouldn’t be writing this.  We’re human and every human has the experience of failing. (There, I said it – the “f” word.) What happens after we fail is …

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Grace for Today

Perfect is such a powerful word. It usually conjures up feelings of deep satisfaction, accomplishment, completion, and pride. It’s also – at least for some of us – a deeply troublesome word, often stirring up a profound sense of frustration, feelings of inadequacy, waves of hopelessness, and caverns of dark despair. When one unfairly holds …

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Hustling Hope

Hope is curious stuff. It’s always right in front of us and yet, so often, hard to see. Hope is undeniable, irrefutable, and evident, even in the midst of tragedy (perhaps especially there.) Hope has the power to change almost everything. Hope is always near, but there are eyes which cannot see it. Hope can …

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I Think I Can

I Think I Can On this date in 1938 the Mallard steam engine was built and for the first time allowed train passengers to travel at speeds over 100 mph! These sleek blue steamers would eventually set a record speed of 126 mph. Like so many feats throughout the course of human history, traveling that …

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