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Never Never Never Give Up

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A young seeker approached an elderly monk asking: “What do you do in the monastery?” The old monk replied: “Oh, well, we fall down and we get up. We fall back down again and we get back up. And then we fall down and get up again.”

~ Author Unknown

Written by MattAndJojang

August 27, 2012 at 11:10 am

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  1. Exactly. Or, as I like to think of it, fall down a million times, get up a million and one. 😉


    August 29, 2012 at 3:05 am

  2. It’s a truism not only applicable to spirituality, but to life in general. Failing is part and parcel of the human condition. The important thing is to get up whenever we fall down, and to learn from our failures and mistakes…

    ~ Matt


    August 29, 2012 at 9:20 am

  3. for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes., Proverbs 24:16


    May 31, 2013 at 2:29 am

  4. Thanks for sharing, Jon…

    ~ Matt


    May 31, 2013 at 10:47 am

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