When you clench your fist, no one can put anything in your hand, nor can your hand pick up anything.
-- Alex Haley

 

 

Thursday, March 18, 2004

Watch yourself

You can sometimes hide your thoughts and actions from others. Yet you cannot hide them from yourself.

The person you are becoming is always watching the person you are right now. The genuine image you have of yourself tomorrow depends on the actions you watch yourself taking today.

The person you will be, is always watching the person you are. And what you sincerely think of yourself, based on what you see, will play a major role in the quality of your life.

The confidence with which you live next month will be based on the integrity of the actions you take this week. Think for a moment what a grand opportunity that represents.

You have the ability, with your thoughts and actions in this very moment, to become precisely the person you most truly want to be. With each little step you take, you’re building the future character with which you’ll live.

The qualities of your life that matter most are not in any way left to chance. They’re yours to develop and strengthen every moment, even now, as you watch yourself grow.

— Ralph Marston

 

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