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How is it that you judge success? Is by the number of attempts before you get it right? Do you keep score like a golfer; the one with the fewest attempts is the successful one? Or is it simply a case of the ends justifying the means? The thought process that as long as we accomplish the task, no matter what. Do we stop then? Do we cease just because we have reached our personal goals? What if we never reach them?

"Success," said Winston Churchill "is going from failure to failure without loss of enthusiasm." Everybody fails. It's part of the process that leads us to maturity and success. Most successful entrepreneurs don't think of their failures as defeats. They think of them as lessons.
Can we begin to think this way? Is it Biblical? I would say yes. Over and over again, we see men and women of the Bible who failed on their first attempt, and second, sometimes three or four times brought not even a hint of what we would see as success.

Look at men like Jos…