A voice inside you shouted ‘CAN'T!’ You didn’t listen—you just pushed harder. You fought the temptation to ease up. You drove yourself without a guarantee of success. You pressed on through drudgery, pain, and fatigue.
And then you heard the voice whisper, ‘Can.’ From a deep, unknown source, new strength, energy, and hope sustained you. You were focused and determined. You believed in yourself. You were committed to achieving your goal.
Mountain climbed, cure found, skill attained, citizenship awarded, novel written, sculpture carved, hypothesis proven, marathon completed, sea sailed, conflict resolved, paycheck earned.
You abandoned the person you thought you were, and discovered the person you really are.