How far are you willing to go? How much are you able to withstand? What, exactly is the limit of your commitment? Naturally, it depends, right? I mean, you're not going to risk life and limb for a bag of flour or a couple of raisins. But for your parents or your children, you wouldn't think twice.
The question is, if you know what is really important to you, why do you even entertain anything else? Immediately, some people respond with something like, "But I have to go to work to pay bills." And while that may be very true, it doesn't mean that your work has to detract from your passions. Can you imagine what life would be like if you were passionate about everything you do? Can you envision a life wherein you are intensely focused and relentlessly committed to everything you do? Can you imagine wasting absolutely no time on thongs that just don't matter?
The very idea scares most people so much that they immediately dismiss the possibility as if it were as outlandish as living on the moon. But the truth is, you were not born to be mediocre and just fit into somebody else's plan. You are uniquely qualified to make a contribution to your own life and the lives of the people you serve. It does not depend on how much money you have, how many initiations you perform or any other external element.
Your ability to surround yourself with meaningful activities that produce greatness starts with three things:
Together, these three elements compel you to greatness. Direction, service and accountability, when adhered to with true devotion, will produce personal greatness. This is what it means to live the medicine. Learn more at www.ObafemiO.com