“The number of people today who lack a strong sense of purpose is astounding. Pulitzer-winning writer Katherine Anne Porter observed: ‘I am appalled at the aimlessness of most people's lives. Fifty percent don't pay any attention to where they are going; forty percent are undecided and will go in any direction. Only ten percent know what they want, and even all of them don't go toward it.'. . .
"And as philosopher-poet Ralph Waldo Emerson said, ‘The world makes a way for the man who knows where he is going.' "