" to the hard work and it paying off "

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it's going to happen really really soon. not because of faith or karma or anything to do with wishes, dreams, hopes and fairy dust.

you've got to find the time for reality checks throughout the day, week, month, year, life, and when you find yourself at certain crossroads, you begin to realize that you are the one who will make it all happen for you.

elbow grease and tenacity, followthrough and determination, grit, special sauce and the knowledge that you have every capacity for a certain success. these are the base elements of getting on and pushing through.

so i'm going to make the goals of this year manifest, and it will be great no matter how insignificant or widespread. it will have such a weight because i will have put something new into the world, and it makes the collective human experience so much better to know that you are a valid and unique part of it.

tonight's homework:

make. it. happen. (and don't be too proud to ask for help if it's needed)

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