I had thought to write about each of the 7 Tenets of Tang Soo Do one per week in order but Perseverance found it’s way to the top of the list this week all by itself.  This is probably a lesson in itself in that the 7 Tenets are all equally important and the order they are listed in isn’t necessarily important.

Perseverance • 인내

per·se·ver·ance noun \ˌpər-sə-ˈvir-ən(t)s\

: the quality that allows someone to continue trying to do something even though it is difficult

:  continued effort to do or achieve something despite difficulties, failure, or opposition :  the action or condition or an instance of persevering :  steadfastness

W.C. Fields quipped, “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” Likewise,  Albert Einstein wrote, “Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results”.   So when is perseverance a good thing and not a sign of insanity? Continue reading Perserverance

Exercise on this day: Crunches: 14 · Leg-raises: 14 · Push-ups: 14 · Squats: 14