Posted in Monday Musings, quotes, whatever!

Monday Musings…

“Failure is just another way to learn
how to do something right.”
Marian Wright Edelman

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Image by Deedster from Pixabay

I think all successful people would agree with this quote.  Edison didn’t get the light bulb to work on the first try and Bell had to try many times before he could talk to someone on a phone.  I am very thankful that they were not defeated by failure.  I don’t understand how their inventions work but I am very happy they persevered.  Life would be very different and probably very difficult if successful people saw failure as final.

It isn’t easy to admit there has been a failure especially when the same failure occurs over and over.  It is easy to give up and say, “I can’t”. But that is the real failure. Sure, sometimes I have given up and felt sorry for myself, felt stupid, and gone to bed in tears. But the morning always comes, the tears are gone, I remember that I am not stupid and feeling sorry for myself is a waste of time. So, I get up determined to try again and again and again and again until I have figured out what needs to be done, how to do it, and get it done. There are also mornings when I realize that what I want isn’t the best for me (or anyone else) and it’s time to do something different.  I don’t think that is failing. I believe it is another aspect of learning and part of life. 

Though I haven’t done anything great for humanity, I have learned a lot from my failures and on occasion have been able to help others with my lessons.  That in itself is worth the effort to succeed.

Posted in In Other Words (Quotes), someone said, Vince Lombardi

Success is work…

In Other Words

This week’s prompt is:

“The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary”
Vince Lombardi

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Work
vocation, labor
undertaking, ambition, responsibility
passion, dream, determination, perseverance
Success

This is an example of a Didactic Cinquain poem.
These poems are usually unrhymed and intended to instruct or teach in 5 lines.
They can be 1,2,3,4,1 words per line or 2,4,6,8,2 words per line.

Pet the cat to see the words of others.
Pet the cat to see the words of others.

Posted in A to Z Challenge 2014, In Other Words (Quotes), someone said, success, Winston Churchill

Success is the ability…

In Other Words

“Success is the ability to go from one failure to another with no loss of enthusiasm.”
Winston Churchill

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Posted in A to Z Challenge 2015, success, Twenty-six

Z=zounds…

The A to Z Challenge 
letter today is
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It’s April 30th the last day of the month
and the last day of this year’s challenge.

!!!  ZOUNDS  !!!

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It’s hard to believe I made it through another year.
26 days 26 letters 26 posts.
There were a few days I posted just before midnight.
But posted I did without fail.zapped

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Now back to regular non-scheduled programming

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