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  • Agency
    • "...the capacity of individuals to act independently and to make their own free choices."
    • "My first act of free will will be to believe in free will."
    • "We claim our agency, despite trauma."
  • Commitment
    • "...the state or quality of being dedicated to a cause, activity, etc."
    • " engagement or obligation that restricts freedom of action."
    • "Commitment is what / Transforms the promise into reality. / It is the words that speak / Boldly of your intentions. / And the actions which speak / Louder than the words. / It is making the time / When there is none. / Coming through time / After time after time, / Year after year after year. / Commitment is the stuff / Character is made of; / The power to change / The face of things. / It is the daily triumph /Of integrity over skepticism."
  • Action
    • "Dhritarashtra said: / On the field of dharma, / on the field of Kuru, / assembled together desiring to fight, / Were my armies / and indeed those / of the sons of Pandu--/ how did they act, O Sanjaya?"
    • "It is in action alone / that you have a claim, / never at any time to / the fruits of such action. / Never let the fruits of action / be your motive;/ never let your attachment/ be to inaction."
    • “I’ve been absolutely terrified every moment of my life–and I’ve never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.”
  • Faithfulness
    • "My life was meant to be a busy life, and my mind a busy mind. So regardless of place or circumstance, there shall be something for me to do."
    • "Waiting and believing will set you free."
  • Contemplation
    • "Whatever arises, contemplate upon it."
dec 28 2015 ∞
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