Coach Evans, Master in Taekwondo, discusses life and lessons he has learned through his years of training and interacting with other human beings.
The word, FAILURE, usually congers up uneasy feelings of past mistakes and heartache. But failure is simply a part of life. A NECESSARY PART!
There will always be hurt in failure. If we fail in something we've worked really hard or long in, the hurt is more. Shattered goals, divorces, promotions, etc... It will hurt! However, with repeated failure, come resilience.
No matter how hard we try, sometimes it's not enough. We don't all win, we don't all get a medal, the promotion is not always meant for us. It doesn't mean we don't try. We should try! We should work our tails off to try and conquer our goals!
But we will fail. Often. But with each failure, we learn. We learn how to get through the obstacle. We learn that we CAN get through it. Here's a short parable to help illustrate.
"There was once a man walking up a large gravel hill to get out of the valley. As he worked hard to climb the...