Good Morning! Do The Best You Can With What You Have

Around the Corner: “Do what you can, with what you have,
where you are.”
~Theodore Roosevelt
ONLINE CLASSES: Make Today Matter: A complete program for getting organized, managing time, living by your priorities and building the life you want: Begins This Week!
Learn more and register or,   Buy Brook’s complete kit and get all you need in one package: Learn more and order10 Day Attitude Makeover:
Begins February 28
2 weeks
Learn more or register


Paper Piles & Files:

Begins March 7
5 weeks
Learn more or register


Monthly Special:

Get a free Good Morning: 365 Page A Day Calendar with any order of $30 or more! Valid January 25-Feb 28 (or while supplies last) Enter coupon code: CALENDAR at checkout (all caps)


More to Explore:

Make Today Matter on Facebook
Brook Noel on Facebook
Brook Noel on Twitter
Make Today Matter on Twitter
Brook Noel’s Blog
Reading Room Archives 

Good morning!  

Have you ever heard someone say, “I’ll do that once I ___ (fill in the blank) ____”? Or have you ever said that yourself? This quote reminds us of the fundamental truth – in order to get anywhere different, we must begin by doing what we can, with what we have, where we are.   We can see this principle in action through a very simple example. If we want to take a trip to Orlando, a plane isn’t likely to magically appear, nor will hotel reservations. First we have to do what we can, where we are. We have to research the trip, book the tickets, pack the suitcases. By completing action after action, we then get to the wonderful trip.   Sometimes it can be hard to be as practical with our dreams and emotions and goals. They aren’t as visually concrete as a vacation and the steps needed to get there.   Your Turn:
What goal or vision have you been thinking about instead of moving toward? What can you do, with what you have, where you are, to take a step forward today?   Your Affirmation:
I do the best that I can, with what I have, right here and right now.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


*