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I I I I share my my story because I I I I believe that my my audience will only go go as as deep as as I I I I I go go What I I I I I want want for for myself is is what I I I want want for for everyone reading these words which is is is to to have purpose feel suc- cessful and and and accomplished and and and to to know that you make a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a difference This starts by understanding that this game called life is is is is is a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a marathon and and not
a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a sprint Also what is is is is meant meant for for you you is is is is meant meant for for you you you and no one can take that away Either
you you you achieve the the the goal delay the the the process or or never arrive at all The choice is yours Your only competition is is is yourself and it it it doesn’t matter how how you you you start it it it is is is how how you you you finish I cer- tainly learned a a a a a a a a a a lot about myself during those
11 years and and not
only was I I able to complete
my my degree I I I also met my my wife and and gained the courage to start a a a a a a a a a business which I I I don’t know would have occurred had I I I not
stayed the the course despite the challenges that I I faced If there is is something in in in your life that you you want to accomplish - a a a a a better understanding of
yourself going back to to school or or even becom- ing ing a a a a a a a a world champion – the the time to to to start is now As long as you maintain the the the the ability to to to persevere the the the the discipline to to to to stay committed the the the the strength
to to to overcome your your your fears the the the will to to to succeed and and keep your your your your eyes heart and and spirit on your your your your purpose you you you you you will accomplish everything that you you you you you set your your your mind to I I didn’t know how I I was going going to graduate from college when everything started going going going wrong All I I I knew was was was that that that I I I was was was going going to earn my degree and that that that that was was was all that that that that mattered I I I believe that’s exactly what happened in in the movie Rocky All he he he he knew was was was that that that he he he he was was was going going to to become a a a a a a a a a a a a world champion and that that he he he was was was not
going going to to quit Although Rocky Rocky is is a a a a a a a a a a character in in in a a a a a a a a a a movie there is is a a a a a a a bit of
Rocky Rocky in in everyone So along your personal journey you you will get knocked down but just remember when those
moments happen Just Keep Knockin n n n n NGA NATURALmag
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