“The further you stray from your passion and purpose in life,
– Michelle Prince, “Busy Being Busy”, p. 16.
“The pursuit of pleasure has almost no contribution
–Dr. Martin Seligman, Ted Talk, February 2004
This morning I read an inspirational message from “Daily Insights” by Zig Ziglar and Dr. Ike Reighard.
“Love doesn’t happen because we use flowery words or express good intentions.
It becomes real in our difficult choices every day.”
What a powerful thought! Love requires commitment, which is fulfilled by the big and small choices we make every moment of every day. What a powerful reminder!
We could easily take the word “love” and replace it with others that are equally dependent on commitment. Read the quotation several times, each time replacing “love” with one of the following: friendship, relationship, growth, happiness, honesty, integrity, respect, success, faith, teaching, helping, world-class service, implementation, and victory.
Which one struck a chord within you?
“For it is certain that there can be no happiness
— Freya Stark (1893-1993), British explorer, author.
When our actions are inconsistent with our words, some call it hypocrisy. I call it schizophrenia. Either way, we can’t be truly happy when we are at war with ourselves. Fix your beliefs if