It’s Hard

In this morning meditation, I was thinking about one of the great quotes from the great motivational teacher Jim Rohn.

   “We must all suffer from one of two pains: the pain of discipline or the pain of regret. The difference is discipline weighs ounces while regret weighs tons.” ― Jim Rohn

It’s true.

   Nothing’s easy.

Getting fit isn’t easy. Raising kids, maintaining a relationship, earning a Blackbelt, building a great business or career, creating a life of fulfillment and that we are proud of…

              those are just a few examples from the top of my head.

I’m sure you can think of many others as quickly yourself.

But the moral of Jim Rohn’s little story is that we must design a plan, and then do the daily disciplines to execute that plan consistently, in order to win.

And it’s still not a guarantee of course; there are many factors that combine to create success.

     But here’s what is a guarantee.

In the absence of daily Discipline, success is illusive and failure eminent.

We do usually reap what we sow.

Now that’s either great or horrible news, based on past sowing, but here’s the greatest news of all.

   Every new day is a gift from God- to start anew.

To sow better, grow better, do and be better that we’ve ever been before.

That’s what I’m going to do.

   How about you?

Join our Quest to be Our Best! 

Prepare To Live; Empower To Lead!

Grand Master Stephen J. Del Castillo
Founding Master Instructor, Krav Maga Martial Arts

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About Grandmaster Stephen J. Del Castillo: Grandmaster Del Castillo is the founding Master Instructor of Krav Maga Martial Arts and has been empowering lives in Pasco and Hillsborough Counties since October of 2000. He is a 7th degree Blackbelt, MBA, author, mentor and success coach, a US Army Veteran and a proud father and grandfather. He is married to Ms. Barbara Del Castillo who helps him run the school. Grand Master Del Castillo began his training in the early 80’s and has high level blackbelts in Tae Kwon Do, Karate, Premier Martial Arts and Krav Maga Martial Arts as well as experience in kickboxing, Jeet Kune Do and Jiujitsu. He has high level instructor certifications from BBSI, IKMF, and KMG and has been featured in numerous Martial Arts publications and also Success magazine. He was a competitive sport karate and American Kickboxing instructor until he enlisted in the US Army where he served in the 82nd Airborne Division, where he won an Army Green to Gold scholarship and proceeded to ROTC and the University of Tampa. He was commissioned in 1992 and went on to serve in Germany with the 3rd Infantry Division and then in several other posts in the US until he left military service to pursue his dream of creating KMMA in 2000.

The Krav MagaMartial Arts Headquarters is in Lutz, FL at 1900 Land O’ Lakes Blvd., 33549. Krav Maga Martial Arts serves Lutz, Land O’ Lakes, Wesley Chapel, and surrounding areas.

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