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Episode Info: The Road to Hell is paved with good intentions. Intentions, in and of themselves are not bad. However, intentions are not substitutes for actions for work. Beware of allowing others to substitute work or actions for good intentions. If you like the show, please check out our Official Morning Mindset Merchandise! Episode Transcription [INTRO] ♫ Trenches by Pop Evil ♫ *Alex* Welcome to Morning Mindset. A daily dose of practical wit and wisdom with a professional educator & trainer, Amazon best selling author, United States Marine, Television, and Radio host, Paul G. Markel. Each episode will focus on positive and productive ways to strengthen your mindset and help you improve your relationships, career goals, and overall well-being. Please welcome your host; Paul G. Markel. *Professor Paul* Hello, welcome back to Morning Mindset podcast. Yes, I am your host Paul Markel, and if you read this if you read the I'm sorry, if you read it the title of today's episode. You probably filled in the blank yourself. How many times have you heard? Someone say or you said yourself? The road to hell is paved with good intentions or hell is full of good intentions. Now who said that according to the internet it was st. Bernard of Clairvaux who said, "Hell is paved with good intentions". - For according to the internet some people believe that John Ray said that cited a proverb in 1670 and said hell is paved with good intentions or you could go back to the Bible or you go to Proverbs or songs or what have you and there is some form or phrasing of that essentially saying that the road to hell or the way to hell or the path. The hill is good intentions. Let's talk about intentions today intentions in and of themselves are not necessarily bad, you know, we come up with an idea or we realize that there's a problem, there's an issue in our lives or something that needs to be fixed or changed or repaired. - Or maybe there's a better way of doing something and so we think about that. We realize that we say I'm going to make a change we say to ourselves our spouses our bosses or family members. What have you let's make a change. Let's do something different or better or what have you we have the intention of doing them and we may even go into great detail about what our intentions are. Intentions are not acts, are they? Our intentions-, excuse me, sip my coffee - Intentions are not actions, intentions are only words or what's the most popular thing in our culture today feelings and intentions are basically feelings. Well, I feel that this is wrong or I feel that this needs to change or I feel that there's a better way of doing X Y or Z. Okay, great, you feel that way. So what see intentions cost nothing? Intentions are easy intentions are cheap intentions are words and words are cheap. Anyone can say, oh that's a problem, and we really should do something about it. - Okay, and what well and that's when the rubber hits the road intentions without works. Meaningles...
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