Think & Grow Rich Lessons
Nathan Grimes Lubbock, TX, United States

Posted: 2022-05-23

Chapter 7-Organized Planning

I am mindful of the story of 5 frogs sitting on a log. One frog said,
“I am hunger.” All the others agree. Another said, “I saw some newly
hatched water bugs floating there in the pond.” The third stated, “If
they are newly hatched, they will fresh and tasty.” The 4th said, “I
think I will do over there and see.”  The 5th one agreed Here is the
question, “How many frogs are left on the log?” ALL of them, because
the fourth frog only decided to go, he did not go.

Two Biblical quotes stood out to me from this chapter: “Do not be deceived:
God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap.” (Galatians
6: 7 and “For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal
life in Christ Jesus our Lord.” (Romans 6:23). Nothing ever happens without a
cause or reason. The main cause of success or failure can be traced directly
to the habits of how we sow to reap or try to reap before sowing.

The price we pay for going to reap before sowing will always end in death to
dreams, desire, and hope.

Being here at Mentoring for Free I have witnessed the application and harvest
of how we sow and reap. I see all of this in applying the QQS formula to all
I do or don’t do.

When the quality of service is defined by performance made or not made the
consequence will be seen. If I do or don’t reach out to others, make
connections, start discussions, make new friends, offer our e-book, and give
value to others the harvest will be seen as either positive or negative.
Here is the full application of the “Do unto to others.” with the object of
greater efficiency always in mind.

The quantity of service is revealed by the nature of giving all the service I
am capable of, at all times.  It is my choice to increase the amount of service
rendered as greater skills are developed through practice and experience. I
understand the quantity of service call for consistency, persistence, and dedication
to working on myself, adding value, learning new skills, and being here a year
from now.

The choice before me is to live in the habit of being grateful, harmonious, and
cooperative living in a spirit of service with everyone I meet, mentor, and coach.
As the adage goes, “Most people do not care how much you know until they know how
much you care.”

I will forever be grateful to Linda and Michael Dlouhy for the creation of this
platform and for being an example of having a strong QQS. Thanks to everyone to
​participates in being here weekly and bringing your spirit of service.

Nathan Grimes