Success in Failure.

Going through life there are problems,

They are there for you to solve,

To ensure that you become a better person.

They create the one thing

That cannot be taught,

They create your experience,

Your experience in life.

Sometimes though

You fail,

But in that failure

You still learn things.

Life can be so wonderful,

As any time you learn from a failure,

It is always a success


  • Michael Edwards

    The more I learn the harder it becomes to retrieve it - fine write Andy and a great video.

    • orchidee

      I thought that we never forget anything, once we've learnt it? Like elephants?! It's in our brain-box for ever, if we dig far enough.

      • Goldfinch60

        The trouble is, Bert and Fred, that for every new piece of information that we gain an older piece falls off the other end of our memory doesn't it .

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      • orchidee

        A good write Andy. We may plunge into the failure at the time, then may sometimes only learn later from it, so it becomes constructive, or redemptive - spiritual word there, meaning it 'saves, helps us somehow'. Not that we can earn our salvation though.

        • Goldfinch60

          Those failures can teach us so much. Thanks Orchi.

        • ANGELA & BRIAN

          Thanks UNCLE ANDY ~ For some excellent advice ! If I'm really honest we only learn by our OWN MISTAKES. Love the music : not many Female virtuoso Horn Players ! Blessings & Love to JOYCE & Yourself
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          • Goldfinch60

            Thank you Angela, learning from mistakes is experience and that cannot be taught.
            I can remember wen Alison Balsom first came to fame, she was like a breath of fresh air.

          • Tamara Beryl Latham - The Poet

            Such great advice penned in poetic form. We should all learn from your words, "Anytime you learn from a failure, it is always a success."

            Thanks for sharing. 🙂

          • Neville

            the capacity to learn, does not make us uniquely human but the capacity to learn from our own individual mistakes, makes us all individuals... memory is about the storage of information in the correct box and being able to retrieve it when required or necessary.... problems arise when something prevents us from locating the appropriate box when access is required... there is certainly much truth in your final three lines my friend... Neville

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