In modern speech, there is a topic called ”delayed gratification”, where a person puts off or forgoes satisfaction of wants and desires in order to reach a greater goal that they have set for themselves. When such a person reaches their goal, others look and wonder, or perhaps say, ‘he or she was lucky’. A tidy mind focussed on the big goals of life (that have been laid down) can easily set priorities and make many small sacrifices to meet the goal in mind.
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