Try and Try Again!

I know a woman who is brilliant, but is so afraid of failure, her life is stuck in neutral. She has a lifetime of isolation and the mundane when it could be so much more.  Her choice, because she would rather stay the same than fail.

She’s unhappy; complains about her situation, but because of her overwhelming fear of failure, will do nothing to change it!

We learn and advance when we fail; it propels us forward. There is no shame in failure. There is only shame when you don’t learn from it!

If you never try, you will never fail.  But you will never move forward in life.  So you must try!!

Copyright (C) 2017 Penny Wilson

About Penny Wilson Writes

Penny Wilson is a freelance writer who writes in several genres. She's had a successful blog with a growing and loyal following for more than 5 years. Penny has written articles for Counseling Directory .org, Introvert Dear .com, and WOW Women on Writing. Her poetry has been published on Ariel Chart, a monthly online Journal, Spill Words Press and the Poppy Road Review. She is currently working on her first novel. You can find more of her writings on her blog at: and follow her on Twitter @pennywilson123.
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12 Responses to Try and Try Again!

  1. ~M says:

    Best advice I’ve read all day! 😉


  2. Novus Lectio says:

    I couldn’t say better, like we say “the one who doesn’t try, will never have anything”


  3. Trying is definitely the key to success, Penny. Even if I do sometimes wonder why when I am sitting checking the proof AGAIN! Smile!


  4. WaltPage says:

    Excellent! I learned a long time ago that if I don’t try, I have already failed. Great post. 😃


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