You have waited 5 years to draw a coveted Arizona archery elk tag. You have more than two weeks to hunt. You have spent time and scouted the area. Your one worry is that this hunt will be too short-lived, as you know opportunity abounds.
But things do not go your way. The elk do not cooperate. You have some bad luck. And as your mindset is challenged, you make some mistakes.
How do you bounce-back from "failure"? How do you continue, despite your mistakes? How do you deal with what seems like crushing defeat?
Churchill said that, "Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts." But that is easy to say, and harder to live.
Josh Kirchner (DialedInHunter.com) shares this story with us.