"As long as we are persistence in our pursuit of our deepest destiny, we will continue to grow. We cannot choose the day or time when we will fully bloom. It happens in its own time."--Denis Waitley
Do you ever get frustrated in the pursuit of your creative goals? Do you feel like a budding artist who will never reach full bloom? What is the key to achieving those goals? Persistence.
From the Free Online Dictionary:
intr.v. per·sist·ed, per·sist·ing, per·sistsAs March Madness begins, we may be full of good intentions and energy and zeal. Will we persist? Think about it now. What will you do when obstacles or setbacks arise? It's good to have a plan, a mindset, a readiness to work through the difficulties.
1. To be obstinately repetitious, insistent, or tenacious.
2. To hold firmly and steadfastly to a purpose, state, or undertaking despite obstacles, warnings, or setbacks.
I know this is going to be a tough month for me. I have out of town guests and special events happening throughout March. What will I have to do to persist in my writing goals? Butt in chair. Everyday. No matter what. Which means I'm going to have to be flexible and write at times that are not ideal for me. That's the only way I will succeed in making this madness happen.
What helps you to persist? What will you do to keep on task throughout the month? Don't forget to check-in over at L.S. Taylor's tomorrow.