There is Nobility in the Struggle

“There is nobility in the struggle; you don’t have to win.”

—Sharon Pollock, Canadian Playwright

For many people, winning is the only thing that counts. Just look at how our society celebrates success in all forms of personal and professional pursuits. Who won the Gold? Who is “The Best”? Who is first in their class, or first in this race or that contest?

Consider all the upset, frustration, and discouragement this causes when people fall short of the mark. This is always the case, even for those who reach the very top, and is related to the Law of Impermanence, with its inevitable ups and downs.


Where in your world would celebrating your noble efforts and struggles be the source of winning the daily game of life?