“Highly proactive people recognize that responsibility. They do not blame circumstances, conditions, or conditioning for their behavior. Their behavior is a product of of their own conscious choice, based on values, rather than a product of their conditions, based on feeling.
Stephen R. Covey “The 7 Habits Of Highly Effective People”
“We are not our feelings. We are not our moods. We are not even our thoughts.”Stephen R. Covey – “The 7 Habits Of Highly
Our discipline results from our choices.
Although we may not have control over circumstances we can actively choose how we react.
We can choose to not be led by emotions and moods.
We can choose to be led by truth.
The more we are led by truth the more disciplined we become.
The Word of God is our guide and our self-discipline in it brings out an excellence in us as we are drawn closer to God.