Courage 2/14/2019

Be brave. Take risks. Nothing can substitute experience. -Paulo Coelho The only way to gain experience is to put yourself in the game. It takes heart to do the things necessary to get off the bench. Do you have the heart? ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can […]

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Winning With Ease

This is the third in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives. This is how you win with ease. Click here for Part 1: It begins with Practice Click here for Part 2: What are your Questions Winning […]

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What Are Your Questions?

This is the second in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives.   Click here for part 1: Begin with Practice To secure ourselves against defeat lies in our own hands, but the opportunity of defeating the enemy […]

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Courage 2/7/2019

Happy are those who dare courageously to defend what they love. -Ovid In that case, we should all strive to be happy. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you keep going even though your body and your mind wants you to stop? There are those who bend […]

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It Begins With Practice

This is the first in a 7-part series comparing Sun Tzu’s The Art of War to youth wrestling and how we can apply these lessons in our own lives. Sun Tzu said: The good fighters of old put themselves beyond defeat, and then waited for an opportunity of defeating the enemy. –The Art of War, […]

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Courage 1/31/2019

The sluggard says, “A lion is outside; I might be slain in the street.” -Proverbs 22:13 Wake up, go outside, and take that lion down. Be the person you were meant to be. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you keep going even though your body and […]

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Courage 1/24/2019

He who loses wealth loses much; he who loses a friend loses more; but he who loses his courage loses all. -Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra The lion without a heart is no lion at all, only a shell without substance. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you […]

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Courage 1/17/2019

Courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear -not absence of fear. -Mark Twain You can understand the fear, respect it, and get to know it. Just maybe, in time, it will not be so fearsome. ____________________ The Virtue of Courage Do you have the heart to forge ahead? Can you keep going even though […]

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Practice What Seems Impossible

As a biased and proud father, I am always amazed by the grace and beauty of Alec’s cartwheels. He extends to his full length and performs the feat with more skill than I have ever achieved. It is no wonder. He has been doing cartwheels now for half of his life. He does them every […]

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And Step…

Sometimes I tell myself I love running. It’s a lie. I hate it. I’ve always hated it. Running in my teenage years was hard. I was out of shape and really didn’t know how to run properly. In the Army, I got faster and could go longer. But it was never comfortable. I only got […]

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