I have a bunch of playlists on my iPod for when I walk and one of my favourite ones starts with Redemption Song by Bob Marley - I like it because its a slower song to warm up to while I find my pace. There's a line that always jumps out at me and inspires me.
Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery;
None but ourselves can free our minds.
Isn't that what this is all about? The restraints we put on ourselves are all in our head. We put limitations on our strength, on our ambition, on our willpower and on everything we do. When we start to free ourselves from that mental slavery - great things happen. And when one great thing happens, it has a snowball effect - more great things happen, we feel stronger, more motivated and more successful and that leads to more great things happening. Truly, it does.
The other line that has profound meaning for me is:
But my hand was made strong
By the 'and of the Almighty.
It is both comforting and empowering for me to know that I am not alone and that I have all the strength I need - I need to use it.
|Points Eaten||26/26 +8 FP|
|Activity Points Earned||3|
Moving (goal 420 min)
81 (339 to goal)