Chef Tak further explains that his coworkers must have the attitude of 'getting up' and being of service.
The above drawing by Sam Goto hangs prominently above my bed. It's time for me to awaken, get up, and refine my new life.
Bodhidharma was a Buddhist monk who lived during the 5th/6th century AD. The history of the Daruma starts with the monk, but has been commercialized. For my purpose it symbolizes goal setting and persistence. Goal setting was explained in a previous blog. Persistence is symbolized by the weighted bottom so when knocked over, the doll rights itself.
Last night, I explained to Michelle, "Don't be afraid to fail." We are therefore practicing the skill of getting up again.