‘It’s not hard to decide what you want your life to be about.
What’s hard, she said, is figuring out what you’re willing to give up in order to do the things you really care about.’
The law of sacrifice says that we cannot get something we want, without giving up something in return.
And so, in order to attain something we believe is of greater value, we must give up something we believe is of lesser value.
If there is one thing I have learned practicing a spiritual life, is that sacrifice is a part of it, and the level of my discipline determines my level of success.
For example if we want to become a body builder, we need to invest in training, working out and eating a strict diet. Or if we want to become a marathon runner, we need to get up early, train, and run daily.
Srinivas Rao says, ‘If you want to live an exceptional and extraordinary life, you have to give up many of the things that are part of a normal one.’
And he is right. My spiritual practice means everything to me, as it connects me to my authentic truth and expands my potential, however, this does not happen overnight. It is a daily discipline and requires me at times to say ‘no’ to the ordinary, in order to live in the extraordinary!
But here’s the best part, it’s not a sacrifice after awhile, because the outcomes and abundance I receive, far out-way the sacrifice I needed to get there.
And so, if you want something to improve in your life, or have finally decided you don’t want to live with the same outcomes again and again.
Create a practice of change, today.
There is nothing to lose, but our ego and old stories.
“Greatness is not a function of circumstance. Greatness, it turns out, is largely a matter of conscious choice.” -Jim Collins