#680 The Moment of Decision

Is Where It’s At

In our last +1, we took a quick trip to Michelangelo’s studio and saw the Optimus You sitting there in the uncarved marble. Then we did a little chiseling at some behaviors that might be getting in the way.

Today’s +1 is another super-quick one.

Pop quiz: You know what moment Michelangelo decided to capture when he carved David?

Hint: It wasn’t his moment of celebration right after he “officially” became a hero by defeating Goliath.

It was his moment of DECISION.

It was the moment he DECIDED to step up and do his best to serve profoundly and, ultimately, heroically.

That (and I have goosebumps as I type this) was what Michelangelo (rightly) considered the most heroic moment of David’s life—the moment he DECIDED to step up and strive to be a hero.

Guess what?


We get to make those micro-decisions all day every day.

Here’s to choosing wisely, David.

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