“Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence.” ― Helen Keller Whenever I read any quote from Helen Keller, I reflect on it and ultimately end up asking myself the same question: “What’s your excuse?” Helen Keller’s life-example of overcoming the […]
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Apollos Hester plays football for the East View (Texas) Patriots. The following interview and incredible response was totally unscripted which makes it that more powerful. Understandably, Apollos was pretty pumped up after his team came back to claim a 42-41 victory over Vandegrift Friday night. Instead of talking typical X’s & […]
“The level of achievement that we have at anything is a reflection of how well we were able to focus on it. Because the only thing that’s holding you back is the way you’re thinking.” – Steve Vai There’s a powerful concept that all successful individuals eventually master during their […]
One of my favorite aspects of being involved with Life Leadership‘s monthly personal development subscriptions is getting excellent books mailed directly to our home without me wasting a lot of time researching and ordering books (or driving to a book store) with a hit-or-miss quality track record. The convenience is nice, but the quality […]
The Mission I have a hero in my life. His name is Kyle. He’s 14 years old stands 5’ 7” and weighs 115 pounds. Oh, by the way, he’s also my son. Three weeks ago, Kyle was supposed to go on a mission’s trip to Copper Hills, Tennessee, through Keystone […]
Just so we’re all on the same page, THIS is courage: Courage is the first of human qualities because it is the quality which guarantees the others. – Aristotle Courage, once arguably the United States’ greatest natural resource, has as of late become a commodity that’s increasingly difficult to find. Where […]
My son came to me earlier this evening and asked about what principles embody the democracy in which we live. This quickly caught my attention, as any person who claims to be a citizen of this great nation known as the United States of America should easily recognize the simple […]