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While teaching my granddaughter the lesson of patience, I was reminded of how we may need to sacrifice what we want in the present for the greater reward we wish for in the future. I may not be able to eat that dessert (sacrifice) I wish for tonight because I want more to loose weight and get healthy.(reward). It doesn't mean I will never be able to have a dessert it simply means I need to postpone that wish in order to achieve the bigger picture of being at a healthy weight.
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