There are things we all want to do within the short time we have on this Earth. You might want to build something, create something, or make a difference in the lives of others.

The hardest part of doing anything is starting, taking that first step.

Discipline Vs. Desire

There’s a problem. If you have a passion for something, you’re going to have to make some life changes to bring that passion to fruition.

If you want to write, you’re going to have to find time to do it. The same for making furniture, or learning to play an instrument.

You’re going to have to give up some of the most valuable possession you have — time — if you expect to acquire that which you desire.

It’s been said that in order to master something it takes about 10,000 hours. That’s the sacrifice to make your fantasy a reality.

Our Immediate Gratification World

We not only want it, we want it now. Immediate gratification is the new order of the day. See a product or service and don’t have the money? — Charge it.

Why wait and budget for the product when you can have it right now? There is little justification for waiting.

Today’s society wants it now. Faster cars, faster computers, anything that saves us time, even at a cost, we want it. And we don’t want to wait for it.

Some Final Thoughts

Economics today operates more on whims than needs. Wouldn’t it be cool to own that?

Working for something seems to have lost its luster. The satisfaction of making something happen though sacrifice and effort doesn’t work in today’s instant gratification mentality.

Someday will come and you’ll be out of time. Credit cards and high interest loans won’t get you more time, only more stuff.

There are seven full days in each week. Doesn’t it make sense to get the very most from each one?

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