Discipline. (Sigh!) Discipline and I have a very, well, undisciplined relationship. It’s not Discipline’s fault at all! I take full responsibility. Discipline is not the one with commitment issues. It’s all me.
I am conflicted. I love the idea of daily practices and rituals and see the value in them. Yet, I also detest the idea of living the same day over and over. Afterall, what’s natural about practicing, rigidly going through the same steps repeatedly? NOTHING! Plants don’t need discipline to grow. The wind doesn’t need discipline to blow. The rain doesn’t do reps!
Alas, I am not a plant, rain or the wind (…but how cool would that be?) Growing as a human is more than just physical; we strive to accomplish goals and achieve our passions. These feats require discipline, I have accomplished goals in my life, throughout my on again/off again relationship with discipline but I know I can do more. In fact, I want to do more.
So Discipline… I’m ready to committ finally! Let’s start with writing, an area I have been particularly lax in lately. Every day for the month of August, my intention is to put up a new blog post. This should be interesting, depending on what else is going on. Some posts might be quite short. Some may be a trifle too long. Some might suck! Maybe some will be helpful and enjoyable. I hope so. Time will tell…
Please join Discipline and me for our August adventure. Check up on us often and see how we are doing.
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