The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall. (Nelson Mandela, late South African president)

We think nothing of it when a toddler falls and immediately jumps up again. Nearly everyone has fallen short of the expected standard but bounced back to move forward once again. Spectators might be aware of such failures, but most observers will applaud the runner who gets up and moves on.

When people fall down, don’t they get up again? (Jeremiah 8:4)