When I was in the military, we had to get up in the morning and do what’s called “PT” which is physical training. Every day whether you wanted to or not you are required to push your body to the limit doing long runs, pushups, sit ups and much more. Why? Because there was coming a day where you will be tested, and the test controls your progression or digression in the level of work and pay.
Much like the military you and I have tests coming up in our lives. In this season we have an opportunity to do “PT” meaning reading books, taking classes, cutting television consumption, praying, worshiping, working out mind and spirit… but are you choosing to sit the exercise out?
Your next success is failing because you can not see past today’s effort. If you only realized the discipline it takes for you to get up and do what is required to succeed, then maybe you would stop skipping today’s PT. You see, over time when you choose not to work a muscle out it gets weaker and weaker until it takes twice the effort to get it functioning again. So before you take another nap, another bite, or watch another meaningless show think about your future. Choose today to work on the unseen and watch yourself trail over any obstacle that comes in the future because now pushing yourself is simply a habit.
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