the death of laurels
i continually struggle to become what i'm should physically, but there's 1 big problem that i keep running in to...
it's so much easier to look back & compare my current state w/where i was rather than that w/which i'm attempting to ascribe. this is the beginning of justification through rationalization by seeing the improvement made regardless of starting point. instead of pushing through plateaus maintained to feed the flesh, i often choose to remain there, slowly dying all the while.
this physical truth isn't a mutually exclusive reality. it bleeds through to the spiritual as well. all too often i get challenged, feed, grow & awaken only after a sustained & debilitating slumber.
as long as my heart beats...
here's to the death of the laurels upon i often rest...
& putting the hand to the plow w/an eye down the row, rather than that that lay behind...
just in case you're wondering:
30.6% body fat
28.8% body fat