The degree of difficulty to swallow the injustice is amplified if you happen to be close with the wrestler, their family, and consider them to be on your dream team in life.
I have often wondered why I coach baseball. Why am I so obsessed with the sport? Why do I spend an insane amount of time and money just to teach kids how to play a game? What is so special about baseball that I make it my family’s […]
There are events that will absolutely dominate you in life, but you can never let them seep into your soul and break your will.
The beatings stop and the wounds will heal.
Broken wills, seldom do.
You set out to achieve greatness, and you have come up short. You met your match. You now realize that you gave it your all, and your all just wasn’t enough. And it hurts. It hurts badly. Worse than anything you have ever felt before. There is only one […]
I needn’t remind you that you didn’t set out to achieve something ordinary. You set out to accomplish something extraordinary.
Therefore it is going to require an extraordinary effort.
Your Soul Knows – Chapter 3 – JohnA Passaro Every adversity, Every failure, Every heartache, Carries with it The seed of something greater. Napoleon Hill Think and Grow Rich A little more than five years ago my world was knocked off of its axis and out of its orbit […]
For those rare wrestlers who strive to be great, they take no solace in moral victories or in losing close matches.
They see things in black and white, not in shades.
Black is losing, even in overtime.
White is winning.
There is no gray.
Your Soul Knows – Chapter 1 – JohnA Passaro If I lay here, Would you lay with me And just look at the world? Chasing Cars September 19th, 2014 I am standing in line outside of an AT&T store on an abnormally cold September morning. I am waiting for […]
Again – Chapter 36 – JohnA Passaro The fulfillment of your dreams Lies within you and you alone. When you understand and accept this, Then nothing, Or no one, Can deny you greatness. I have been given a gift. A perfect ending. An undefeated, 50-0, New York State […]
Again – Chapter 33 – JohnA Passaro Water boils at 212 degrees At 211 degrees it is just hot. Every degree is necessary. There are 21 seconds left in Travis’s high school wrestling career. In less than half a minute, Travis will either fulfill his goal and become […]