What makes you tick?

2015-05-21 06:00
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Some people may argue that their being elevated to the position of greatness is by accident and nothing more. I beg to disagree with that. It is being driven by desire. Desire is something that we do not pay attention to.

You know when I ask you, “What makes you tick?” you do not say desire.

You mention something else. Be it my father or mother. But it is not desire. Why is that? This is what we want to know.

To investigate I will look at my own experience. I don’t know about you but in my upbringing I associated the word desire with sex. So it did not make sense to associate it with personal development.

When people like Napoleon Hill said to make it you have to have “a burning desire,” it did not register with me. “Why desire,” I asked.

Indeed why. You see desire has a connotation that no other word like it has.

You may say, “I want you” and smile and the person that you say that to may smile too. Nice. But say, “I desire you” and watch what happens. The game changes. Something else is meant.

I leave it to you to figure out. But to me it is like sexual desire.

And that’s powerful because sex is energy. And associate desire with what you want in life. Associate it. I desire to be great!

Of course you do not say that. It does not sound like good English.

But say it all the same. And you will discover a new continent. It is like inventing a wheel instead of relying on muscle power.

As you know in the past people used muscle power for long distance traveling until a wheel was invented. That made things easier. In this instance your desire is your wheel, and your want your muscle power.

That is I of course. This is how I interpret it. I want to understand desire. I don’t think people like Napoleon Hill used it by mistake.

They knew why they used it. It was left to us to interpret it.

You need to be brave to interpret it that way. You need to understand that the word desire has more feeling than want. As someone said desire is a springboard to something great.

It jumps higher than want. It reaches to the sky. And if you desire something you may touch it. Not only touch it, grab it. And it becomes yours. And mind you, desire here is used in a positive way.

It is not used in a negative way. Some people may like to point out the negative. I am not into that league. I use it to help myself and those that need to know. We have to know these things to make a difference in our lives. Stay positive

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