Category: winning

  • Winning: Positive Attitude, Work Ethic and Winning at Life

    Winning: Positive Attitude, Work Ethic and Winning at Life

    Someone shared this with me today and I decided to write about the motivation it gave me instead of my other topic.  The quote above talks about mindset, attitude and putting in the time and effort to win.  Roger Clemens was a dominating pitcher in major league baseball from the 1980’s into the early 2000’s.  […]

  • Relationships: Conflict Resolution vs. Conflict Escalation

    Relationships: Conflict Resolution vs. Conflict Escalation

    This week I have been working with my students in class on social emotional skills to help them grow their ability to get along better with peers at school, online and at home.  As a veteran teacher I have seen my fair share of conflicts between students, staff and their peers.  Most of the conflicts […]

  • Motivational: Winning In Life Mindset

    Winning in Life requires a mindset of dedication, determination and discipline. Today we discuss overcoming challenges and winning at life.

  • Faith: Traveling The Windy Roads With God

    Faith: Traveling The Windy Roads With God

    In our life we have traveled down many winding roads not knowing exactly what lies ahead.  Most of these roads were paved, smooth and relatively straight.  Then there are the dirt roads, rocky roads, hilly roads, curvy roads and others that are exciting to travel on, but also make  you nervous as to just where […]

  • Faith: Spending Time With God

    Faith: Spending Time With God

    Today I am writing about spending time with God and growing our spiritual connection with him. He seeks us out and we need to seek him in return. Do you ever just stop and spend time with God?  I try to pray three times per day morning, noon and night to make sure I speak […]

  • Faith: Finding Inspiration in Gods Words

    Finding Inspiration in God’s Word Finding inspiration in our lives at times can be very hard. Being inspired to pursue our goals and accomplish them is not an easy task. Many things will get in the way and set us back as we seek to inspire others as well. God inspires people, his believers and […]

  • Faith: The Tree of Life

    In my backyard stands a grand pecan tree.  The tree is estimated to be 200-250 years old.  It is rooted very deep into the ground and has roots going out into the yard eight to ten feet long.  This tree is about ten feet around at the base and splits off four ways as it […]

  • Faith: Torn Down and Built Back Up

    Faith: Torn Down and Built Back Up

    Torn Down and Built Back Up In my reading today I made note of how as a coach I work my wrestlers out to tear them down, so they will be built back up stronger, faster, and tougher.  They lift weights, run, practice moves and stretch to get in peak physical condition.  They do this […]