Self-Discipline vs. STORY

Russell Minick Biblical Story, from others 1 Comment

The photo is from Bangkok at the Muay Thai World Championship in honor of the King of Thailand. Thai Nguyen and I became friends up in Chiang Mai. I saw him battle through some grueling and excruciating fights. The man knows about discipline and willpower. But in this article Thai explores the power of Story: Forget Self-Discipline and Willpower, Focus on This Instead Everyone wants to maximize their productivity and achieve their goals. Each day becomes a white-knuckle grind, and the struggle for self-discipline and willpower is exhausting. But there is …

Stories to Live

Russell Minick

The general human failing is to want what is right and important, but at the same time not to commit to the kind of life that will produce the action we know to be right and the condition we want to enjoy. We intend what is right, but we avoid the life that would make it reality. – Dallas Willard To want what is right and important is what we wished we wanted. Too often what we desire is what we wished we wouldn’t want. And so we are left …