“I have learned this: If one advances confidently in the direction of his dreams, and endeavors to live the life which he has imagined, he will meet with success unexpected in common hours.”
——HENRY DAVID THOREAU
The quote above has three verbs—advances, endeavors and meet. First, you advance, which means you progress. The word progress comes from the Latin word progredi, which means “to step forward.” You don’t have to jump off a cliff as some have suggested; you simply need to take one step at a time.
Notice how you’ll be advancing: confidently. Why? Because you’re working with Universal Law, which is law that can’t be broken. You don’t have to think, “I can do it”; instead, think: “We can do it.” We can do a lot ...