Word of the Day: Commitment

com-mit-ment / kəˈmitmənt   noun  
  1. a pledge to do something in the future
It takes a deep commitment to change and even deeper commitment to grow. Ralph Ellison, 1914-1994  
  1. the act of having agreed to do something
It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through. Zig Ziglar, 1926-2012  
  1. something one has agreed to do
Integrity is keeping a commitment even after circumstances have changed. David Jeremiah, 1941-  
  1. the state of being obligated or compelled to do something
Commitment is what transforms a promise into a reality…Commitment is the stuff character is made of; the power to change the face of things. Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865  
  1. involvement
Infinitely more important than sharing one’s material wealth is sharing the wealth of ourselves – our time and energy, our passion and commitment, and, above all, our love. William E. Simon, 1927-2000  
  1. an order confining someone to a mental institution
Inpatient commitment is practiced in all states, but the standards that qualify an individual for it vary from state to state. https://www.treatmentadvocacycenter.org/component/content/article/183-in-a-crisis/1596-know-the-laws-in-your-state