He who stumbles faster,
And keeps at it,

To him,
Each stumble
Is but a lesson
Along the road of life.

The real loser,
and stumbles not.
He will never learn
The value of his efforts,
Nor whom he can become.

The True Master of life
Looks at the self from beyond the self,
Laughs with the Gods at life's errors,
And in doing so,
See beyond the horizons
Of one small life.

On a medical note, people who have low body temperature (below 98.2F) have some tendency to stumble, and greater difficulty in succeeding at things. Many also have some keen advantages. You might check out The Coldbody Page, just in case.
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This is not a new religion. The worship of The Goddess Athena, Goddess of Wisdom, The Home Arts, Womanly Virtue, and Prudent Warfare, has been documented as being well known and commonly practiced since before the founding of the ancient city of Athens in Greece; and is thus a Traditional and Well Established Religion. It has always emphasized individualism, self reliance, thinking for one's self, and personal responsibility; beliefs and values which led to the founding of Athens. Then, as now, Athena sought the brightest minds. Comet riders and cult followers need not apply.

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