The effect you have on others, is the most valuable currency you have. Everything you gain in life will rot and fall apart, and all that will be left of you, was what was in your heart. You are ready and able to do beautiful things in this world today. And you only ever have two choices, love or fear. Always choose love, do not let fear play against your playful heart.
Be in the mindset to accomplish what you never imagined you could.
Following Drill, I drove to Hellman Wilderness Park and had a beautiful forty minute trail run. I’m not the best long distance runner but chanting running cadences kept me going.
Without preconceived knowledge in depth of what being the the United States Army truly meant, I joined. I didn’t know that I would be awake most hours of the day, what it meant to respect your processors and keep your mouth shut though you oppose your leaders ideas sometimes, how you can keep training though your body feels like breaking and you could fall asleep at any moment.
A hundred times every day I remind myself that my inner and outer life are based on the labors of other men, living and dead, and that I must exert myself in order to give in the same measure as I have received and am still receiving.