Greasing the ball bearings.
A spark that lights the fire.
Want embracing determination.
Providing directions for your
Dedicated energy spawned from
Sublime, profound exhorter when
not confused by emotion.
A bow light that illuminates
both the boat and the course ahead.
The nudge to set goals be they
practical or folly, studied or naïve.
Rationed commitments by the
wise; expedient accommodations by the foolish.
- Perhaps every
undertaking needs a push.
- Perhaps peace in the
world depends on motivation.
- Perhaps platitudes can
easily mask our true intentions.
- Perhaps we fly with
ease when not weighed down by obsessions.
- Perhaps calm
introspection is a rare exercise when embracing purpose.
- Perhaps there ‘lights
from many lamps’ illuminating appropriate attitudes.
- Perhaps most often we
travel blithely ignoring what is propelling us forward.
- Perhaps daily ‘doings’
are done with dignity when predicated on considerateness.
- Perhaps jaded cynicism
keeps you aloof from benign ‘intervention’; perhaps this
condescension will isolate you forever.
- Perhaps we are
constantly challenged to make choices that are either
virtuous and personally acceptable or obsequious
ESSAY ON MOTIVATION by EDWIN O'SHEA
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