Nevertheless, She Persisted

On Sunday, I spent a few minutes watching this small group of people practicing tightrope walking. They were having a lot of fun, and just watching them made me smile.

The girl in the foreground was doing really well until I stopped to watch; I probably distracted her focus. Nevertheless, she persisted. She repeatedly fell off and got back on until, ultimately, she was able to walk the thin line with remarkable balance.

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  1. “What matters is not how many times you fall, but how many times you get up again.” There are a million versions of that quote, but it’s still inspiring to see someone put it into action, isn’t it? Hats off to the young woman; may she never lose that persistence.

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