Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett

Balancing - Aikido -


Do not fail
To learn from
The pure voice of an
Ever-flowing mountain stream
Splashing over the rocks.


Contemplate the workings of this world, listen to the words of the wise, and take all that is good as your own. With this as your base, open your own door to truth. Do not overlook the truth that is right before you. Study how water flows in a valley stream, smoothly and freely between the rocks. Also learn from holy books and wise people. Everything - even mountains, rivers, plants and trees - should be your teacher.


Failure is the key to success;
Each mistake teaches us something.


Morihei Ueshiba
Founder of Aikido, which translates as The Art of Peace

 

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