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In school, it’s a word that pretty much ensures your GPA goes south. In writing it could mean a hundred different things–or a hundred different projects. Yes, I have well over a hundred different projects. Well over. I really need to do something about organizing my writing projects, but doing that is easier said than done.
Half of the projects that I have started are half done or complete. Even complete, they have weeks worth of work on them. Add in my ADD and we’ve got serious issues. How do I know what to work on next? Work on what is in the queue? Well, that’s dandy unless I am sick to death of what is in the queue and I need to get a fresh perspective. However, I do think I need to train myself to work past the boredom.
Sigh. Discipline. It seems to permeate every area of my life. And, in every other area of my life, if I do not exercise discipline, I have a million incomplete things. Sewing projects, organizational projects, lessons, cleaning, meals– oh I don’t even like to think of it. It boils down to one thing. Discipline is the only cure for incompleteness.
I wonder what would happen if life had a GPA and I got graded on all the incomplete projects I have hanging over me. What if it made a difference in whether I got grocery money to feed us? What if my incomplete housework meant that I had to pay someone else to clean it–out of our food budget? What if my incomplete stamp projects meant I lost supplies? What if I had to delete books if I didn’t complete them on schedule?
Ok, I have to admit. I was really tempted to end this blog post in the middle of a sentence to prove my point about what is wrong with leavi