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HAVE ONE GREAT PURPOSE OF EXISTENCE DAY

MIND

John Quincy Adams 1767

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“You must have one great purpose of existence . . . to make your talents and your knowledge most beneficial to your country and most useful to mankind.”

*What is your one great purpose of existence? What can you do that will be most useful to mankind?

BODY

Patrick Peterson 1990

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“I find myself walking 13 miles a week. No joke: 13 miles a week. Honestly, you find yourself thinking of so much stuff when you’re walking because, first of all, it’s quiet. When I walk, I don’t walk with my music. I just want to listen to the birds chirping, and the wind. I have peace of mind. It’s like therapy.”

*Walk 2 miles outside while listening to the birds chirping.

SOUL

Sela Ward 1956

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“We are all God’s creatures and endowed with his blessing of free will,”

“ And, as a result, equally entitled to have our individual choices respected despite the fact that they may not be universal choices.”

*Be respectful of other people’s free will and the choices that come with it.

MONEY

Giorgio Armani 1934

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“Stick to Your Vision, Stretch Your Brand, Follow Your Conscience.”

*Stick to your vision today. Follow your conscience and keep working on your business idea.

ENTERTAINMENT

Yul Brynner 1920 – watch The King and I

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*Watch Yul win an Oscar, a Golden Globe, and 2 Tony Awards in The King and I.

FOOD

Joan Smalls 1988

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https://parade.com/926247/kelli_acciardo/joan-smalls-arroz-con-gandules-recipe/

*Make Joan Smalls’ arroz con ganules recipe and eat like a super model.

SNUB – Andre Johnson 1981 Image result for andre johnson and patrick peterson

Review –

  • Know your one great purpose of existence.
  • Walk and listen
  • Be respectful of free will
  • Stick to your vision
  • Watch The King and I
  • Make arroz con ganules

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Travis Jones

I was born in Northwestern Pennsylvania and lived in a trailer park. I was raised by very conservative and religious (Wesleyan Methodist) parents. By some miracle I graduated college and moved to Florida. I have been a public school teacher since 1995. I have 7 years until I can retire. I was married in 1999 and divorced in 2001. I remarried in 2017 to Kate - 21 years my junior. Some of my life experiences as a 46-year-old, white American male, will come through in my writing, but the majority of this daily journey will be dedicated to improving myself, and hopefully you as well.

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