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Writing the Rest of Your Story

I’m a big fan of Law & Order: SVU. One of the most memorable episodes aired in 2004, entitled “Doubt.” On this particular episode, a graduate student makes accusations against her professor. But the professor fervently denies these accusations. So they end up in court.

It’s difficult to discern who’s actually telling the truth.

This episode ends abruptly, right after the jury foreman reads: “We find the defendant . . .” Then the credits begin to roll.

So the producers of the show allow the viewers to go online to vote on how the story ends.

Similarly, you get to decide how your story ends. You have the power to write the rest of the story of your life. You have the power to write the next line, page, and chapter of your story. There’s power in the pen, and the pen is in your hand.