Have you ever attempted something and then because you fail on your first attempt, you give up and don’t try again?

I think we’ve all done that at some time or another!

Winston Churchill once said

Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts

and it’s so true isn’t it – just because we fail at something doesn’t mean we should give up; just because we are successful at something doesn’t mean it will last; and finally when we have the strength and courage to try again or simply carry on, that is what really counts.



  1. Courage is often the small unnoticed things, when you have had enough yet somehow find the power to carry on, when you are tired yet stay awake, when you hurt but disregard the pain. When you are silent in your pain so as not to burden others. Courage and resilience to carry on.


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