The power of repetition

And so, he discovered the extent of his own personal belief

Upon that certain morning, so many years ago, Magnífico decided to make a supreme effort; he would wake very early in the morning and arrive at the shed before his father did.

El callejón Querétaro, Querétaro. México
The alley           Querétaro, Querétaro. México

This was how he would unequivocally demonstrate his capacity to perform his share of the adult chores and responsibilities in the farm. The moment had arrived, and he was absolutely committed not delay the occasion any further. With what joy and happiness, he made his plan to achieve it! His eyes did not only shine, they lit up and radiated with his exhilaration. He would surprise his Daddy, and would show him how he had proudly taken his place in the world among his peers.

Colours           Guanajuato, Guanajuato, México

So, before falling asleep, he relentlessly repeated the same phrase, over and over again: Tomorrow, I will get up very early… tomorrow, I will get up very early. Without his knowing what a mantra consisted in, nor the spiritual power that it contained, he formulated it in a very simple fashion.

Dusk           San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, México


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