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The moment of change is the only poem.
-- Adrienne Rich
 

 

Monday, December 13, 2004

Reaching higher

Once you reach a goal that was previously unattainable, a whole new level of opportunities will open up to you. The more you achieve, the more your possibilities grow.

Conquering a difficult challenge does much more than merely getting you past that one particular challenge. It also brings increased levels of confidence and effectiveness you can use to face other challenges.

The effort you put into reaching higher pays off over and over again. One of the best things about accomplishment is that it sets you up for even more accomplishment.

That’s why every positive accomplishment, no matter how small, makes a big difference. Because no matter what the accomplishment, you can build on it.

Even though you may start small, taking baby steps, with each step forward you rise to a higher level. Even the small accomplishments count, because they’re what get you started.

There is a positive step forward that you can take right now. Go for it, and you’ll soon be reaching higher than you ever could have imagined.

— Ralph Marston

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