Forgivness, where to start

By |2019-10-04T10:54:36-06:00October 4th, 2019|Stories, Video|

Photo Credit - Tom Fox / Dallas Morning News I absolutly love this piece on forgiveness by Harry Smith of NBC.  There are no happy endings to this tragic story, but none the less, it has moved me.  Days before the verdict, Allison Jean was asked what her [...]

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Kyrie Irving – “My dad is the reason I wear #11”

By |2019-05-09T11:20:25-06:00November 23rd, 2018|Video|

This Nike commercial dropped on Thanksgiving day and what a great way to give thanks.  Drederick Irving was a single father raising two young children.  Drederick had NBA potential, even having a tryout with the Celtics in 1992, before the loss of his wife, Elizabeth, changed everything.  Like any father would, he put [...]

John Wooden on wisdom

By |2015-02-17T11:26:33-07:00February 17th, 2015|Stories|

we should NEVER let ambition cause us to SACRIFICE our integrity or diminish our EFFORTS in other [areas]. However, we need to REMEMBER that we never REACH a serious goal unless we have the INTENTION of doing so.

Man vs. Time

By |2014-10-07T09:50:50-06:00October 7th, 2014|Poems, Stories, Video|

It's crazy to think that, at some point, we're not going to have a second chance to do what we want to do for the rest of our life. Understand what that means.  At one point, we're not going to have a second chance to do what we want to [...]

Why I succeed?

By |2014-07-28T10:45:21-06:00July 29th, 2014|Poems|

I succeed because I am willing to do what others are not. I will fight against the odds. I will sacrifice. I am not shackled by fear, insecurity or doubt. I feel those emotions - drink them and swallow them after they happened. I am motivated by accomplishment, not pride. [...]

Ara Parseghian on desire

By |2014-02-21T11:48:51-07:00March 2nd, 2014|Quotes|

I use the word hungry to describe what I mean when I talk about desire.  Being hungry provides you with the physical and mental energies necessary for success.  The sacrifices that are necessary become easier  when one places a goal or objective at a high level.