Definition: wholly committed to a cause, ideal, or personal goal; zealous

Quote: The first fresh hour of every morning should be dedicated to the Lord, whose mercy gladdens it with golden light. — Charles Haddon Spurgeon (1834–1892) English Baptist preacher

Affirmation: An affirmation is a confident statement somewhat like an oath. You are dedicating your will to the doing of some deed, or the keeping of some promise. In order to do so, you need to hold a firm conviction that you will be able to be true to your pledge — for an appreciable amount of time.