Grit


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I had it all wrong. (That is starting to be a theme in my year of self- examination…). I used to think that grit was just one thing and that someone with grit had only that to rely on. Like I said, I had it all wrong.

I have to come to realize that real grit is only something that you can observe over a long time of perseverance. It is watching a (or being the) person push a boulder (sometimes metaphorically, other times not) uphill without giving up as it slides with full force back on their shoulders over and over again. It’s watching that happen when it’s raining, and when the sun is shining and when it “wasn’t supposed to be like this”. I thought this was something done only by the unshaken; that people like that never tired, or gave up faith or had any doubt that…

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One comment on “Grit

  1. Thanks for sharing this. It was a interesting read.

    I’d love to have you insights on this post. Slightly different from the norm I think.

    https://rinsebeforeuse.com/2017/01/19/the-revenge-body-making-the-ex-regret/

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