Thank You, Rio

Day 234 “Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it.” – Hebrews 13:2 I had planned to title today’s post for the closing of the 31st Olympiad in Rio “Gold Rush.” I was going to share the highlights of the games, andContinue reading “Thank You, Rio”

My Way

Day 233 “The one who follows the crowd will usually go no further than the crowd. Those who walk alone are likely to find themselves in places no one has ever been before” – Albert Einstein Everything comes in Divine Time. Patience is not my strong suit, it never has been, but I know from personal experience thatContinue reading “My Way”

Waves Of Inspiration

Day 232 “I’ve realized the extraordinary power of sports to heal, unite and inspire. I believe the Olympics will serve as the ultimate platform to provide positive changes and I hope to inspire all of Japan through my strong showing there.” – Kohei Uchimura When I was a kid, I always wanted to go toContinue reading “Waves Of Inspiration”

Rohtak to Rio

Day 231 “You were born a winner, a warrior, one who defied the odds by surviving the most gruesome battle of them all – the race to the egg. And now that you are a giant, why do you even doubt victory against smaller numbers and wider margins? The only walls that exist are thoseContinue reading “Rohtak to Rio”

Represent Yourself

Day 230 “Champions are not the ones who always win races – champions are the ones who get out there and try. And try harder the next time. And even harder the next time. ‘Champion’ is a state of mind. They are devoted. They compete to best themselves as much if not more than theyContinue reading “Represent Yourself”

Run For The Border

Day 229 “In all of living, have much fun and laughter. Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured.” – Gordon B. Hinckley I woke up this morning with the memory of a grade-school project I did on the Olympics – I’m sure it came up because I’m a bit obsessed with the games this year, in caseContinue reading “Run For The Border”

Role Models

Day 226 “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” – James Baldwin Follow your bliss. I believe that’s what we’re all here to do, but figuring out what that is might be the most challenging part. Once you have figured out what you’re passionate about, you are naturallyContinue reading “Role Models”

Keep It Light

Day 225 “There are two basic motivating forces: fear and love. When we are afraid, we pull back from life. When we are in love, we open to all that life has to offer with passion, excitement, and acceptance. We need to learn to love ourselves first, in all our glory and our imperfections. IfContinue reading “Keep It Light”

Dream Chasers

Day 220 “My own heroes are the dreamers, those men and women who tried to make the world a better place than when they found it, whether in small ways or great ones. Some succeeded, some failed, most had mixed results… but it is the effort that’s heroic, as I see it. Win or lose,Continue reading “Dream Chasers”

No Excuses

Day 219 “When I stand before God at the end of my life, I would hope that I would not have a single bit of talent left and could say, I used everything you gave me.” – Erma Bombeck When you offer an explanation about why you can’t do something, people often call your explanation an excuse, which has aContinue reading “No Excuses”