At age 65 and on the brink of suicide, after a lifetime of failure after failure, Harland Sanders sold chicken made with his private recipie, door to door and age 88 founded Kentucky Fried Chicken.
At Scoutmaster conferences, perhaps at an Eagle BoR, a favorite question is “If there was one character trait important for a Scout that is not in the Scout Law—what would it be? Asked at a recent SM conference with a Scout in T312, the answer came “Resilient”.
It is easy to be distracted by the rabbit when we're tracking a lion.
Life puts in front of us distractions that tempt us to chase the thing that is in front of us instead of the long goal we've been pursuing.
Live it to the fullest where you are
Hone your skills to be the best you can.
Too much to do and not enough time to do it.
Keep getting back up after you fall
...this thing we call ‘failure’ is not the falling down, but the staying down.
Who you hang out with influences who you become.