Lessons on Failure

There are many things in life that will make you afraid. ย Some will even keep you awake at night.

I do not ย mean โ€œThe Boogey Man is hiding in the closet/Iโ€™ve had a bad dream/I donโ€™t like heightsโ€ kind of fear. ย No, I am speaking of the โ€œself-doubt/risk averse/Iโ€™m not good enoughโ€ kind of fear that haunts us all.

To learn how to live with fear such as these is to lead a life of courage. And it isn’t always easy.

Here are some lessons on how to live with fear that I want my children to remember:

1.ย You will fail

failedYou are a child of the Most High, my own little piece of Cosmic Stardust, capable of moving mountains and lighting up the Universe with all that you have the potential to achieve. ย But there will be a time in your life when you will fail.

Epically. ย And it will hurt something fierce. Continue reading Lessons on Failure