At least if you're failing, you know you're alive; you're participating, engaged, learning, and therefore contributing to evolution. The Japanese have a phrase for this -- they call it "the nobility of failure," implying, "Look at all the great things at which this person failed. She was really alive."

Caroline W. Casey in Making the Gods Work for You by Caroline W. Casey

 

To Practice This Thought:
Honor one of your noble failures.