Keepapitchinin, the Mormon History blog » Defeat


By: Ardis E. Parshall - December 27, 2012


By Evelyn Fjeldsted

Defeat is not defeat unless
Our own decisions make it so –
For us, defeat can make no terms,
If we persistently say no.

There is no lasting, real defeat,
When faith illumines destiny –
Defeat will prove at length to be
A stepping stone to victory.




  1. I needed this today. Thank you.

    Comment by HokieKate — December 27, 2012 @ 12:57 pm

  2. This is fantastic. I think I may print it out and keep it for motivation.

    Comment by Ugly Mahana — December 30, 2012 @ 12:13 pm

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