This may be one of my all-time favorite wrestling photos. Anthony surprises Nicky by showing up to the Oklahoma St vs Iowa match. Nicky pins Spencer Lee. The moment the refs hand hit the mat, instantaneous pride was sent up the spines of thousands of Section XI fans, […]
In James Radcliffe’s “Everything is Broken” blog, he talks about the Japanese philosophy of ‘Kintsugi’. Kintsugi is the Japanese art of repairing cracked objects with gold. Objects that were deemed broken beyond repair; instead of being discarded or thrown away, gold, which is thought to be the most […]
My hope is that these principles will ring true to wrestlers who need them the most.
Champions who need help in life.
The strongest people I know…
Please don’t foul again.
Memorial tournaments are an all too real reminder that we are not invincible.
One day you are in a picture with a teammate, a friend, and a few years later they are gone.
Their spirit must live on.
Life is 90% reason, rationality, discipline and organization.
Six years ago today I started to write.
And it has been one of the most fulfilling actions I have taken in all my life.
Sometimes your soul will whisper,
When you can’t hear the whisper it will shout.
A collection of inspirational stories, poems, aphorisms and thoughts on converting adversity, chaos, loss, grief into a newfound perspective on life.