It is not easy to continue discipline. And doubly so if you could live a happy life without it. That is why Mei-Shun often becomes titled 三日坊主, that her father warned her not to in his letter. You are exactly right, dad. She would never fall into the bottomless swamp of neglect. Even if rainfall disturbs her way to the shrine, she would find dry route to follow. That will prevent her from the itchy rash in thighs.