Anyone can make a promise. The real question is whether they will actually keep it. In my books, some of the most painful broken promises are the ones we make to ourselves. You truly have to be dedicated to your personal growth and willing to do what it takes to keep your resolutions, if that is your preferred name for the promises you made.
Those resolutions, intentions or promises you made, say on New Year’s Eve, came about because you either have dreamed about attaining those specific goals. In Jamaica, we have a saying, “If you want good, your nose have to run.” That is the thing with promises. They are done in the spirit of having a certain good in your life and to have that, “your nose have to run.”
Willing To Eat The Eye?
Every Tuesday, I share with you a Jamaican proverb to illustrate some aspect of our conversation for the month. This month, we have been discussing promises we made, want to make or need to renew. Last Tuesday Thought©, we discussed the comfort of promises to fools. Check it out here. This week, the Jamaican proverb that I am sharing with you is:
If yu fraid a yeye yu cyaa nyam head
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Continue to have a great week and do join us next week for another Tuesday Thought©. Remember, we must be willing to do and be what it takes to have what we deeply desire!