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3 Million Things: Random Thoughts
Posted by Katie, Oct 1, 2007. 2486 views. ID = 76

3 Million Things

Posted by Katie, Oct 1, 2007. 2486 views. ID = 76
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I caught myself with this defeatist attitude this morning when I wrote on my blog the first three lines of whatever you want to call this. So I was inspired to think about the mind set that really never gets anyone anywhere.
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I have 3 million things to do today.

"So why aren't you doing them?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "my mind is numb."


I have 3 million things to do today. Where do I begin?

"Why don't you begin at the beginning?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "I must finish the end first."

I have 3 million things to do today. When am I going to have time for fun?

"Why don't you make your tasks fun?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "there's no way these jobs can be fun."


I have 3 million things to do today. Who's going to help me?

"Why do you need someone to help you?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "I can't do all this by myself!"

I have 3 million things to do today. What if I can't do them all?

"Why don't you just try?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "I might fail."

I have 3 million things to do today. How much more will I have to do tomorrow?

"Why don't you take it a little at a time?" you ask.

"Because," I say, "I'll never get anything done that way!"

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Comments


Douglas
Oct 1, 2007
Boy do I know the feeling. The days I get the least done are often the days I have the most to do!!!
   ~Posted by Douglas, Oct 1, 2007

Josiah T.
Oct 1, 2007
Pretty accurate description....
   ~Posted by Josiah T., Oct 1, 2007

death_shadow
Oct 15, 2007
well that is a nice what if poem. Yet it is oh so true. I think it could have ended better though. like the you person saying well if you never try you never know. our something
   ~Posted by death_shadow, Oct 15, 2007

Mathax
Oct 20, 2007
Well...
Tomorrow you will have 6 million things to do, and if you don't get those done. The next day you will have 9 million things to do.
You should have done that one thing you started with..
:-P
   ~Posted by Mathax, Oct 20, 2007



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