“ Don’t Stand Up” your mind screams…
“You’ll never live this down”
“Everyone is watching, just stay down here”
“Build a tent, or even a mansion, just as long as you stay in the same place where you have fallen”
“If you stand up, you’ll see the look of scorn on their faces, you don’t want that. You’ll never survive that”
LIES!!!! ALL LIES!!!!!
Yes you failed, Yes you fell down and Yes, maybe you deserved to fall.
You know you shouldn’t have gone that route, but you did anyway.
You knew that proverbial footwear would cause you to fall but you wore it anyway.
You knew that relationship was leading you nowhere but you stayed anyway.
You knew, Yes, Maybe you knew.
Maybe you didn’t even deserve to fail, you didn’t deserve to fall
Of no fault of yours, you fell down
You did all you could but you still failed.
Hey, Get Up!! You don’t belong there
Wanna know the best kept secret? Failures prepare us for our biggest success.
But Hold On; Just before you get up, pick up the wisdom on the ground. Don’t let this fall be in vain, use it to your advantage. Take the lesson in it and become a better you.
Failure is not the opposite of success, its part of it.
Failure is not a badge of shame, it’s a rite of passage.
In the words of Phiona of Queen Of Katwe: “Whenever I lose a game, I learn how to play it better” (Say that in a thick Ugandan accent..Lol)
That’s the spirit.
Love, Hugs and Kisses…