There are a number of poems, quotes, and videos that capture the life and essence of the late Maya Angelou.
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Smile when there seems to be no reason to smile.
Give when you can least afford to give.
Give thanks even when everything around you seems to be falling apart.
Sometimes the one thing holding us back is ourselves. We can’t swim very far if we never let go of the wall. Nor can we left go of the wall and expect to make any progress if we’re still wearing floaties, and trying to be safe.
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! An Excerpt from Jay Bilas’ book, Toughness In metallurgy – the science of metallic elements – toughness is a measure of how much energy a material can absorb before rupturing. Scientists have devised ways to measure a metal’s toughness through lab impact tests, such as swinging a hammer from a […]
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Happy Monday! Happy belief systems are fluid and evolutionary… But it’s not about your beliefs. It’s about how you life. Do you have enough conviction to live your beliefs? I don’t hold all of the exact same beliefs, today, in the exact same manner that I held them 10 or […]
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen! I like this statement. And if it holds true in basketball, it should also hold true in life. In fact, We could almost think of each finger as a separate component of or person on the team. Do you have each of those 5 people accounted for on your “team,” and […]
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Today’s words find their origins in Bill Withers’ 1972 single, “Lean on Me.”
The anchors of The GREAT Life are GRATITUDE and TEAM-FIRST (or selflessness). Both require the maintenance of an attitude that is not only positive, but bigger than the moment. That’s why it’s possible to be grateful for the situation that seems to be less than favorable.
In sports and in life, the way we start is extremely important. In may ways, it dictates our future.
I watched Kevin Durant’s MVP acceptance speech this morning. The thing that was most evident to me – and I’m sure anyone else that watched it – was the free flowing and genuine emotion, and love that he had for each and every person about whom he spoke.
Life happens. Sometimes you have to breathe your way through it. Sometimes you have to smile and nod your way through it.
Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen! I’m for truth, no matter who tells it. I’m for justice, no matter who it’s for or against. – Malcolm X One thing that I’ve observed when it comes to athletes and other celebrities regarding taking stances or making public statements regarding social (in)justice and equality is that we – […]
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen! Guard your heart from things and people that will try to convince you that your life…is not good enough. There will always be bigger, faster, stronger, or shinier – but you’ll never be satisfied with more until you’re fulfilled with what you have now. – Karen I don’t know Karen’s […]
Good morning, ladies and gentlemen. Happy Monday! Stress is a choice. We get stressed out when we choose to focus on our own limited resources instead of focusing on the unlimited resources available through our heavenly Father. You’ll never get healthy by trying to overcome obstacles through your own willpower; it simply isn’t strong enough. Focus […]
Good evening, ladies and gentlemen! One thing I’ve learned in life is that life isn’t long enough to allow ourselves to live in limbo, afraid to make decisions based on hypothetical results. It’s tough enough to make decisions without fully knowing what is going to come of it. Not making decisions because of “what if”s is just crazy. Every now and […]