That whole slogan about “Today is the first day of the rest of your life”?
Has this ever really meant anything to you, or has it always remained some lame, sugary saying?
Awakening December 31, 2001, the reality of what was about to happen was staggering (two previous, major attempts had failed).
That day was the first day of the rest of this life.
The first day as a person who no longer drinks alcohol. Period.
If ya do the math, the first day started on the hardest day – the world’s biggest party night – not the day after on January one.
Hey, have a blast tonight.
And tomorrow, think about kickin’ somebody’s behind.
Simple doesn’t mean easy. Just do it! Simple.
Easy? Not for a minute.
(simple, but not easy – yet what if you never stopped saying go, then what?)
The acorn doesn’t fall far from the tree. – cliche
If you knew you could not fail, what would you do differently? Know what I’ve learned in 50 years? All these quotes, cliches, sayings, parables, etc. – they only work if you do.
“No rules for success will work if you don’t”.
“Everything takes longer than we think it will, or longer than we want it to”.
“If your goal isn’t impossible, you’re not reaching high enough”.
Quote me. Love me. Hate me. It doesn’t matter. What matters is what you do. Got it?
For anyone thinking it’s more sophisticated than this, it ain’t. Carpe diem!