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Rock Thomas-Power of Your Identity

Rock Thomas-Power of Your Identity

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Published by: med3373 on Oct 01, 2010
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You may have heard the story about a young boy who seeks

out Socrates to ask him, “Socrates, what is the purpose of my

Socrates offers, “It’s not for me to decide, but it is for you to


The boy says, “I don’t know what to do.”

Socrates says, “Come with me.” He leads him down to the
river and takes him into the river up to his waist. He forces the
young boy’s head under the water and holds it down with his
two hands. The young boy tries to get up. Socrates holds his

head down as he fights to get up. Socrates pushes harder down.
The fight continues. Socrates pushes his head down again until

finally the boy breaks free and comes up gasping for air.

Panting for air, the boy shrieks out, “What are you


Socrates said, “The moment that you desire something with

the same passion and intensity that you desired for oxygen –
that is the moment you will be connected to your purpose and

passion.” You must want it so badly that you can taste it, fight for
it. To be willing to do whatever it takes in order to make it come

to pass. It is only when you hunger for something that badly,
that you will know that you are connected to your purpose.

Inside The Power Of Your Purpose


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