Yearly Archives: 2016

The Gold Standard 2

  As a youth, I dreamed of being a professional basketball player. I was five foot, eleven inches. The odds were steeply against my ever succeeding at pro ball. But now, at four foot, three inches (sitting down), I was playing for the greatest athletic trophy in the world—an Olympic gold medal—and I was confident […]

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Live Your Life Like the Six Stories 4

Six Little Stories {1} Once all villagers decided to pray for rain, on the day of prayer all the people gathered, but only one boy came with an umbrella. That’s FAITH {2} When you throw a baby in the air, she laughs because she knows you will catch her. That’s TRUST {3} Every night we go to […]

“Eighty Percent of Success is Just Showing Up” 4

Chapter 12  “SHOT HAPPENS” Part of my response to life included dealing with my maturing feelings for the opposite sex. With my physical challenges and my reduction in height (from five foot, ten inches standing to four foot, three inches sitting), one might suggest that I wasn’t the greatest catch in our high school. But […]