Definitions: (1) constant, firm, persevering or determined; tenacious; (2) resolutely supportive; faithful, loyal

Quote: He always stands by his decisions: what is right is right, even if it hurts or later turns out to be wrong. — Nina George (1973 -) The Little Paris Bookshop

Observation: Antidotes to Disappointment

• A sense of humor

Faith in what you are doing

• Learning from information given

• Adjusting your plan to circumstances

Inspiration: Terry Fox (1958-1981) ran 3,339 miles across Canada in 1980 raising $25 million for cancer research, even though he had one artificial leg lost to cancer. — Ann Donegan Johnson, The Value of Facing a Challenge: The Story of Terry Fox