A new month has brought a new daily reading from The Greatest Salesman by Og Mandino. The theme is “I will persist until I succeed.” Each day brings challenges of its own, but if I continue to do the work, I will succeed in this journey I am on. I admit that I have had to go back a few times and remind myself of what I learned last month about greeting each day with love in my heart for all things, like the rain, all men and love for myself.
This will be one of my challenges to persist on and watch for success: “I will remove from my vocabulary such words and phrases as quit, cannot, impossible, out of the question, hopeless, and retreat.” Quit and retreat have not been a huge problem for me, but the words in the middle of that sentence describe what has been a lifelong mental and emotional challenge for me. I look forward to see the growth that I will be experiencing this month as I continue to move forward on my journey to the new me .