A year or so ago I was having a spirited discussion over dinner with two female friends when the subject of marriage came up.
One of the women (*Kristen) had met her husband while in high school. Even though they battled distance (he remained in Atlanta while she went to college in Florida and subsequently took a job in Chicago), love survived and they’re now happily married with a son.
The other friend (*Janet) was single although she had high hopes of one day obtaining a degree in MRS. As Janet reiterated her adoration of Kristen’s marriage and how much she wanted a union just like it, Kristen gave her a powerful dose of reality. “You have no idea what it takes to have what we have.”
Initially, we were both taken aback by her statement but then reality set in. She was right.
However, the honesty embodied in her words is applicable in all aspects of life. Kristen was behooving us to understand the work required to obtain the results we craved. Although our discussion was specific to marriage, it could easily be applied to career, physical fitness and finances.
The hardest part is getting started, so let’s talk about the 4 steps it takes to get yours! …
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