“Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.” – Thomas Edison
Recently I awoke with the word possibilities on my mind. So I spent the day thinking about possibilities, and how I can make them become a reality in my life.
Yet if truth were told, I’m often tempted to throw in the possibility towel when something I’ve worked hard for fails. The fear of another failure creates stymied thinking. Courage corrodes and confidence rusts over until the temptation to do something safe settles in my soul.
“I have not failed. I’ve just found 10,000 ways that won’t work.” – Thomas Edison
I’m sure glad that Thomas Edison didn’t quit after he failed the first time, or the second, or the three thousandth. Here’s an amazing quote from the inventor himself I found on wikiquote.org: READ THE ENTIRE POST…