Failure after failure
“A man is great not because he hasn’t failed; a man is great because failure hasn’t stopped him.”Confucius
This couldn’t be truer. If we include things happening to the ‘man’ (read: human) that are out of their control as failure, then we’re onto a winner.
Your reality definitely isn’t what you imagined when you were growing up. What matters is that you kept on growing up, failure after failure. Embrace your reality and make something of it. Don’t let failure stop you.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.
I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.
On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.
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