Journal Entry: DaRayl Davis-01/09/2024

Journal Entry


Truth is the state in which spirit dwells, a state of perfection this is eternally, creatively active. Truth may be defined as
the action of the spirit. Truth is something that must be known in the heart, accepted in the mind, and enacted in life.
Knowing the truth will make me free. I am a seeker of truth.

Quote of the day:

“The best way to live in this world is to live above it.”

– Sonia Sanchez, Poet and Lecturer

1. One thing I can get excited about today is expanding my intellectual property portfolio.
2. If one word could describe the kind of person I want to be today, then that word is Trustworthy; and why I chose it is
because I choose to live my life in accordance with truth. I am trustworthy – that is, worthy of trust.

1. Improve my character and build my integrity through my SPEED Work.
2. Learn something new.
3. Create and contribute something of value.

1. A moment that I really appreciated today was music practice with the guys in the band room in preparation for MLK Day.

2. A situation or task that I handled well today was sending my daily journal entries to

3. Something that I realized or learned today was that Ray Charles may have been the first recording artist (African American or otherwise) to own his own music masters with a major record label (ABC Records)

Give yourself a score of 1 to 5 on the following statements related to the habits in the book “High Performance Habits”.
A “1” is low and a “5” is high.

CLARITY: I knew my why and lived intentionally today – 5
PRODUCTIVITY: I worked on things that mattered most today – 4
ENERGY: I managed my mental and physical energy well – 5
INFLUENCE: I guided or treated others well today – 5
NECESSITY: I felt it was necessary to be my best and made success a “must” – 4
COURAGE: I shared my real self, thoughts, and feelings today – 5