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Where Are Your Acres of Diamonds?

Part 1 of 12 from Qualities of Highly Successful People

What do you need to find and develop within yourself to be successful? The answer really comes from looking around at those other people who have created success in a variety of fields. These traits sound simple but they lead to remarkable results. You have done them all, but how consistently do you do them?

If you really want to have high level success in your life you should cultivate yourself just as you’d cultivate a garden for the best yield. These attributes are shared by successful people everywhere. It doesn’t matter where you are in the world or what you start with or what you have today. It’s what you do with what you do have.

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Success originates in habits built one day at a time. You have to do the very best you can for yourself, and give your best to all those people you interact with, so that you live within an environment of richness and fulfilment that circulates around you and comes to you from all your interactions.

You can have whatever you desire, you just have to create it.

Acres Of Diamonds

For over 30 years, Russell H. Conwell, an attorney who also fought in the civil war, told this story across The United States and Europe. It’s called “Acres of Diamonds”. I want to share an excerpt that was written by Mr.Conwell about this true story.

He said, “This story is a study in psychology. Acres of Diamonds surrounds us all because it is the wisdom we have, the support we gain, the people who help us, the resources we have, but it began with a trip I took.”

“In 1870, my associates and I went down to the Tigris River. We hired a guide in Baghdad to show us Persepolis, Nineveh and Babylon, and the ancient countries of Syria as far as the Arabian Gulf. He was well acquainted with the land, and he was one of those guides who loved to entertain his patrons as we travelled.

He was like a barber who tells you mini stories in order to keep your mind off the scratching and scrapping of the shave. He told me so many stories I grew tired of his telling and refused to listen to any more. I used to look away often times. But I remember one night he told me this story, which I later researched and found to be true.”

“There once lived not far from the River Indus an ancient Persian by the name of Al Hafed. He said that Al Hafed owned a very large farm with beautiful orchards, grain-fields, and gardens. He was a contented and wealthy man. Contented because he was wealthy and wealthy because he was contented.

One day there visited him, at his farm, an ancient Buddhist priest who began to talk to him about silver, gold and diamonds. They were talking about building wealth and the old priest told Al Hafed that if he had bought a handful of diamonds, he could purchase a whole country and with a mine of diamonds he could place his children upon thrones of influence because of their great wealth.

Al Hafed listened carefully all about diamonds, how much they were worth, and it went to his head. He went to bed that night a poor man, not because he had actually lost anything, but poor because he was so very discontented. His discontent was from wanting so much more that his prosperous farm.”

Little did he know what lay in store for his future.

(to be continued…)

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