DO YOU EVER FEEL LIKE GIVING UP?

Do you ever have one of those dayswhen you want to give up?You want to throw in the toweland say, “Enough is enough. I give up.I just want the world to stopand I want to get off.I just don’t feel like fighting any more.I’ve had it. I give up.”I was having one of those dayswhen I happened to see a story aboutthe Jimmy V Award for Perseverance.Jimmy Valvano, basketball coachat North Carolina State University, was ina battle with adenocarcinoma (cancer).In a speech at the 1993 ESPY Awardsceremony and before a nationwidetelevision audience, he brought a howlingteary-eyed Madison Square Gardenaudience to … Continue reading DO YOU EVER FEEL LIKE GIVING UP?

THERE ARE MOUNTAINS WITHIN YOU TO CLIMB

In everyone’s life there are mountains to climb.Some are small, some are tall,some are rugged, some are difficult.How you approach your mountainstells you a lot about your character.Some sit and simply refuse to climb.They prefer to sit and do nothing,choosing to miss life’s adventures.It’s true they cannot fallif they do not climb,but there’s no joy to be foundin living life on the ground.Some people decide to climb the mountainbut soon give up when the going gets tough.The don’t want to give the effortto keep climbing, so they stop,even when they’re close to the top.Still others view the mountain as a … Continue reading THERE ARE MOUNTAINS WITHIN YOU TO CLIMB