"Similarly with this physical body.
Im going to train it to be helpful in my life. Im not going to let its
weakness or laziness dominate the important things in my life. My body is an important
part of my overall being. I recognize its importance and will keep it well and fit. At the
same time I require my body to be still when I want it to be still and vigorous when I
choose to be active.
Furthermore, Im going to practice these three techniques: a)
self-discipline; b) introspection; and c) devotion. Im going to read them, study
them, and, when I choose, Im going to practice them often, and well. Im not
going to allow outward circumstances, in any way, to tyrannize me
or keep me from the goals I have chosen, the path I have selected. Enough is enough!
I am now and henceforth responsible and in charge of this life, and I appreciate the
power within me to develop and richly enjoy self-discipline and its benefits."
In your self-discipline youll be...