A goal or desire is a great reason to get your growth groove on but don't let it be the reason you keep going. Surrender is a major component of growth. As you detach from results, you can hear the whispers of your soul and your true heart's desire, which is often different than what you think you want.
Need inspiration? Take a page from the young high school graduates and it will remind you of something we all need more of - a degree if innocence, optimism, belief and adventure... We, as adults, have lost sight of the wonder, the hopefulness, the vision and the world of opportunity that we once looked through the lenses of when we were younger.