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When our dreams start to seem so far-reaching and ambitious that we lose confidence we can achieve them, the best thing to do is to break them down into small goals. That’s why today, in addition to chanting Nam-myoho-renge-kyo for however long you choose, let’s think:
What is one thing you can do today to realize your goals for the year? Small victories become big ones over time.
Buddhist teacher Daisaku Ikeda writes:
Small things matter. Right or wrong, small things accumulate and lead to a major difference in the results. That’s why the best way to achieve your important future goals is to pay careful attention to your minor daily challenges and triumph in each one of them.
Check out this great podcast we did about the importance of small, daily goals:
Happy chanting today!
Your friends at Buddhability