I exercise on a near daily basis. The kettlebell is always challenging. If I’m feeling more energized, I offset it by working out a little harder. The weight increases every year or two, but the challenge remains constant.

Our experience tends to be uniform. Day-to-day, we overcome obstacles, apply lessons, figure things out. Eventually, we clock off and transition into evening rest.

This close to the medium, this far up the arc of development, it’s difficult to discern growth. Evolution advances in inches. Because of this, it’s important for the work to be redeeming. To feel the joy in fighting gravity to lift the weight over your head.

To see each repetition as its own opportunity.