Five Frogs on a Log


There were five frogs on a log. Two decided to jump off. How many remained on the log?

Five.

The fact that two decided to jump off the log didn’t change a thing – until they actually jumped. That’s how it is with a lot of us. We have made a lot of good decisions. But it’s what comes after the decision that matters. Deciding to do something is not nearly as important as doing something.

The 12 steps have provided recovery for millions. The early steps talk about making decisions to surrender to one’s higher power. The later steps talk about following through with those decisions.

What decisions are you facing today? General Norman Schwartzkopt said, “We know what to do. The problem is we don’t do it.” Let’s make right decisions today. But more importantly, let’s follow through on those right decisions.


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