An Insight Into Independence

I’m all for independence. After all, Independence Day is definitely a top ten holiday, and “Independent Women” by Destiny’s Child is the perfect throwback jam. Today, we live in a culture that places an incredible amount of emphasis on being independent—but what if our strong-willed perspective is doing us more harm than good?

Last semester, I finally got tired of acting like I had it all together on my own.

Starting with a To Do List

To Do Today:

Fly to the moon
Climb Mount Everest
Run a marathon

Zig Ziglar, a famous author, salesman, and motivational speaker once said that, “If you aim at nothing, you will hit it every time.” Everyone should have goals, whether they are big or small, short term or long term, and so on.

Beating the Dream Dump

“You’ve got to be before you can do and do before you can have.” -Zig Ziglar

It was well past three in the morning on a school night. My fingers felt weak as the position of the pencil had left an firm imprint on the side of my knuckle. I had been writing all night and it was about to all come to an end.