Desire & Motivation

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Desire and motivation play a critical role in shaping the course of our lives. Desire is often rooted in our deepest aspirations and longings, is the initial spark that sets the wheels of progress in motion. It’s the force that fuels our imagination, prompting us to envision a life beyond our current circumstances. Whether it’s the desire for personal growth, professional success, meaningful relationships, or a sense of purpose, this longing serves as the catalyst for change.

Motivation, however, is what takes desire from a mere concept to a tangible force of action. It’s the driving energy that propels us forward, even when the journey becomes challenging. Motivation draws its inner strength from our inner resolve and determination, pushing us to persevere in the face of adversity.  Unlike moments of inspiration, motivation sustains us over the long haul, providing the endurance required to complete the journey.

In essence, desire and motivation form a dynamic partnership that acts like a compass, guiding us toward our goal. They empower us to overcome challenges, adapt to changing circumstances, and continually push the boundaries of what we can achieve.

Something to Think About
In the pursuit of any endeavor, understanding the relationship between desire and motivation is essential. Recognizing that motivation is not always constant, individuals can develop strategies to reignite their determination during times of low energy or doubt.

Weekly Activity
Think about something you have been avoiding this week and ask yourself. Do you lack the motivation, or do you lack the desire to see it through?  What will it take to get you to move forward on that project?

Words of Wisdom
“The greatest waste in the world is the difference between what we are and what we could become.” – Ben Herbster

“We all have dreams. But in order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline, and effort.” – Jessie Owens

“We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history.”- Sonia Johnson

“What counts is not necessarily the size of the dog in the fight – it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” – General Dwight D. Eisenhower

“Desire is the key to motivation, but it is the determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal that will enable you to attain the success you seek.”  – Mario Andretti

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