You already have what it takes to persist. For persistence is
nothing more than continuing to do what you've been doing.
Persistence makes the difference between no achievement and
great achievement. And persistence is available to all who
The enemy of persistence is that little voice you hear in
your head that urges you to give up. When you hear that
voice, remember that you don't have to do what it says, and
you don't have to fight it either.
Just listen to that voice, allow it to have its say, and
then calmly let it go. Keep on going and you'll quickly be
Remember often, with great detail and passion, why you've
chosen to do what you're doing. Keep your focus on the goal,
and know that by continuing to progress on your journey, one
step at a time, you'll get there.
Persistence isn't complicated, and it doesn't require you to
uncover some deep, dark, closely guarded secret. You have
what it takes if you'll simply choose to do what it takes
and persist until the job is done.
Monday, November 12, 2007
Posted by Terry Freeman at 8:53 AM