Posts tagged practice
How Your Habits can Shape Your Faith

Some experts say it takes 21 days to build a habit, some say it takes 60... it really doesn't matter what the exact number is. The point of these numbers is to emphasize that repetition over time shapes behavior. Want to get in the habit of journaling for 10 minutes each morning? Set your alarm ten minutes early, put your pen and paper beside your bed and force yourself to journal for ten minutes each morning until it becomes second nature to grab your pen when you wake up. At first, it won't be easy and it won't come naturally. But eventually, it will. Repetition over time shapes behavior.

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He Was Only 26 - making every minute count

26 years in his life.
365 days in a year.
24 hours in a day.
60 minutes in an hour.

=13,665,600 minutes.

It is recorded that Michelangelo sculpted one of his masterpieces and one of the crown jewels of the Renaissance - the acclaimed "David" - at the ripe age of twenty-six. While it may be argued that it was a product of genius, it is also recorded that the world-renown prodigy produced numbers of pieces (research how many) before his masterpiece surfaced.

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