Discipline... and Spring

Saw this on FB this morning:

"[N]othing can be more hurtful to the service, than the neglect of discipline; for that discipline, more than numbers, gives one army the superiority over another." – George Washington, General Orders, Headquarters, Morristown, July 6, 1777;" The Writings of George Washington from the Original Manuscript Sources, 1745—1799," edited by John C. Fitzpatrick, 39 vols. Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office (1931-44) Vol. 8, p. 359

Discipline is what this daydreaming, wandering, seat-pants-flying sonofagun has always wanted.

Many times I've observed this want, and set about to correct it, only to let it all go fallow, and for the weeds and debris of abandoned labors and dreams to clutter the landscape of my life.

But it is spring, and that's what hope does.


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