Dear Son, Nothing Great Was Ever Done In A Bliss Of Certainty We learn to drive. This never gives us accident immunity. Ever. Dear Son, the blessing in fear is that we develop courage. The blessing in failure is that we learn perseverance. The blessing with repetition is that it teaches us the basics. Next Blog By jeff noel Retired Disney Institute Keynote Speaker and Prolific Blogger. Five daily, differently-themed personal blogs (about life's 5 big choices) on five interconnected sites. View all of jeff noel's posts.