by setting intention, defining goals, we choose our systems of action that we wish to engage in. it's the theater of the individual, the making of reality, and ultimately, by the setting and achieving of chosen goals, the defining of who we are. we draw on our inherent abilities and acquire new skills in order to meet the challenges that we have chosen to accomplish our goals. intent is a package deal that way. this utilization of ability and acquisition of skills is then adaptable to new sets of challenges and goals. and so it goes, and along the way we engage with the world, while designing and highlighting a complex and unique individual. that marriage of engagement and self differentiation is something i've certainly been meditating on as of late. what challenges are you going to choose to define yourself?