It’s no longer news that New Year resolutions don’t work. According to a research by the University of Scranton, 92% of New Year’s goals fail by January 15th.
Just yesterday, my colleague strolled down to the gym during lunch to get her adrenaline pumping. As a very athletic person, this is usually how she spends most of her lunch hours. So, being her first visit to the gym this year since the Christmas break, we were all keen to know how it went.
A preacher once told the story of an experience and observation he made during a hurricane. It was a tale of resilience in the face of a raging storm. And this was about a palm tree defying the brutal force of a hurricane. As the strong wind currents traveled, it made a dash across the city landscape collapsing and destroying houses, uprooting infrastructures and all kinds of trees…but one. The palm tree resisted and withstood the pressures from all around its vicinity.
I’m more than my brain tells me
More, than my circumstances reveal
Definitely, more than my background can explain
I’m more than my stature unveils to me
More, than my education connote
Certainly, more than my finances portray