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What will you sacrifice in order to live your extraordinary passion?

The desire to live out one's passion always seems to come at a price. The stuff you'll have to give up is not just one but many things. Take a MD to-be for example, other than the sleepless nights and bulk of money he's throwing in just to complete the long and tedious road of education, he would have to endure the pressure coming from the society on various decisions he has to make in life.

Here is a young undergraduate at internship pondering about her passion. I am aspired to become a physician. Yesterday I stumbled upon an article,
10 things you need to give up to become a doctor
Maybe it's easier said than done but I feel like I'm ready to give them all up except for #6. This dream this passion has been the greatest source of motivation for a slacker like me to work hard in college.

What's your passion?
Is there a limit to how much you would sacrifice for it?


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      Aug 8 2013: As you said, thinking of something bad is also a sin. I can't prevent these thoughts from popping up cos they are faster than my next thought to hold them back:D I can merely stop myself from dwelling in these negative thoughts. It is very tough to be absolutely pure in the mind you're right. I think it's also a virtue to have the humility knowing that we human can't be perfect, from there I've accepted the idea that I can't purify myself, only God can, and my peace comes from knowing Him
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          Aug 9 2013: All religions teach people to be good that is great for the fundamental morals of humanity, but knowing God is a different story. We may have a different perspective on who God is, but I appreciate your sincerity.

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