This is a fantastic story and it resonated with me because I repeatedly get comments on my blog or Facebook page with people saying things like, well, Jini’s really remarkable that she can accomplish this, or live like this… things like that.
And I’ve always felt: What?? So Richie Parker’s story really gets the same message across that I feel deeply: It doesn’t matter what you come in with, what your past or childhood has dealt you. The ONLY thing that matters is what you do TODAY.
What are you doing today, right now, this hour, with what you’ve got to work with? And again. And again. Just keep asking and answering that same question, every hour, all day long, 7 days a week, and so on.
Not asking for things to be different. Not waiting for things to get better.
What are you doing today, right now, this hour, with what you’ve got to work with? Repeat. Over and over. He tells it better than me: