Chinese proverb: “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” Metaphorically, this can be said of any significant endeavor. The problem is, after the excitement of taking the first step wears off, lots more steps remain to be taken.
How many times have you decided that this is the year you’ll lose weight, exercise more, learn a new language, etc. – only to see the new regimen slip away once you realize how much time and discipline it requires? In my case, training for the Marine Corps Marathon has been both a rote process and inner journey. Improving physical fitness and speed has been a straightforward process of following protocols with defined goals and measurable milestones. The inner journey has Continue reading “A Journey of a Thousand Miles”