Wednesday, October 15, 2003
You have always been determined to do one thing or another. Even if you’re doing nothing, it’s because that’s what you’re more determined to do at the moment than anything else.
In order to use determination to move your life forward, it is not necessary to find that determination, for you already use it in every moment. What’s necessary is to continually focus and direct that powerful determination in a valuable and productive direction.
Rather than being determined to sit in front of the television and eat ice cream, you can be determined to enjoy an hour’s walk. Rather than being determined to feel sorry for yourself, you can be determined to make a positive difference in the lives of others.
Determination is a powerful tool that you can, and do, summon in order to follow your top priorities. Like most powerful tools, it can do much good or much harm, depending on how it is used.
You’ve seen where your determination has taken you so far. That same determination is now ready to take you wherever you decide to point it.
Make positive use of this powerful tool, and go build something great.
Ralph MarstonWhen you fall Truly best
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