The Price of Growth

Growing is in everyone’s nature, but not everyone is willing to pay the price for intentional growth.

Changing your mindset, achieving your ideal weight, and getting your finances in order all seem wonderful until you realise it will cost you something you aren’t ready to give up just yet.

That something is known as comfort.

We are all creatures of comfort in some way, and it serves us in some ways, but when it comes to evolving into the people we were created to be, comfort can be a hindrance.

Another cost of growth is what is known as delayed gratification.

Our culture teaches us that we need everything now. With this belief system, we miss out on the important benefits of delayed gratification.

True Success can’t be short circuited or be brought on demand. Life will put your character to the test if you want to be successful, which brings us to our third price of growth:

Adversity.

Anyone who wants to build muscle knows that in order for new muscle to form, they must lift something heavy close to their breaking point. So why don’t we expect this with our character?

Character is forged in the fires of trials, and if you survive, you will emerge as refined gold.

So there you have it: the cost of growth is rejecting a comfortable life, embracing delayed gratification, and allowing adversity to shape us into better people.

May these virtues serve you well on your path of purpose.

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