In the first paragraph of the book, Wes reflects on an experience from his childhood and says, “Like a dog chasing a car, I had no idea what to do.” Conversely, toward the end of the book, Wes writes that, “Life’s impermanence, I realized, is what makes every single day so precious. It’s what shapes our time here. It’s what makes it so important that not a single moment be wasted.” These two examples from the book illustrate an instance when Wes did not have a goal and an instance when he realized the importance of having goals.
What comes to mind when you hear the word “goal?”
What is the difference between a short term and a long term goal?
What goals have you set for yourself in the past? Did you accomplish them?