Every room on campus looks the same, yet this room felt different.It was simple, there were no Gothic or naturalistic elements slamming the occupants beliefs in my face. I guess that’s why it stood out.
“What’s that all about?” pointing at the shelf.
“What, the batteries?”
“It’s my FAM bank.”
Chuckling “My Failed Attempts Memorabilia. My dad started one for me in high school, when my science project collapsed. He said to save a piece of every failed project as an investment towards success. The more I had, the closer I was.
“My dad encouraged us to fail. Growing up, he would ask us what we failed at that week. If we didn’t have something, he would be disappointed. It changed my mindset at an early age that failure is not the outcome, failure is not trying. Don’t be afraid to fail.” Sara Blakely
Written for Friday fictioneers a writing challenge hosted by Rochelle. The picture was provided by Sean Fallon and the task is to write a 100 words story inspired by it. Thanks Rochelle for hosting the challenge. Thank you for stopping by… do click on the link to read other stories.