Yes, live in today, but put your head into tomorrow.
LIVE. PRAY. HUSTLE.
(30 Things To Stop Spending Time On If You Want to Be Successful #22)
“Planning is bringing the future into the present so that you can do something about it now.”
— Alan Lakein
There is value in a good plan. The people who succeed the most are those who understand how to think, develop, and work a good solid plan that is effective not just for today, but for days, months, and years to come. This does not mean they don’t take time to have fun and be spontaneous, but serious pursuits deserve a plan. Read more…
“Purpose is the reason you journey. Passion is the fire that lights your way.”
Growth is a lifelong process. When we stop growing, we essentially stop living. Growth arrives in many forms and by a plethora of opportunities. If we are blind to those opportunities by the present activities of this very moment, we may never get to live the life we intend to live. Growth is always slow and never easy. You can’t see a plane move from 30,000 feet below, but you know it is moving. Sometimes, you have to pick your head up out of the project you’re working on long enough to see that you’re not on step A anymore, you’re on step E. That means you’re moving forward. Read more…
“Live today. Not yesterday. Not tomorrow. Just today. Inhabit your moments. Don’t rent them out to tomorrow.”
— Jerry Spinelli
This is it. Today is all you have, make the most of it. Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow is not promised to you. All you have is right now. Everything you’ve been waiting to do and places you’ve been waiting to go are ready for you to take them on now.
Many people waste valuable time thinking about tomorrow while living in today. For some of us, we can’t wait until tomorrow comes because today carries issues that we would rather not deal with. We fool ourselves into thinking that another day will produce solutions to our problems so long as we avoid the problem for as long as possible. Tomorrow becomes some indefinite time in the future that never seems to come fast enough and never comes at all. The more we wait to do tomorrow what should be done today, the less we will accomplish in the long run. Read more…