Every moment, and every event, of every man’s life on earth plants something in his soul. For just as the wind carries thousands of winged seeds, So each moment brings with it germs of spiritual vitality that come to rest imperceptibly in the minds and wills of men. […]
Without courage, compassion falters. And without compassion courage has no direction. It is within our power, and the world requires of us, of every one of us, that we be both good and strong. Eric Gretiens The Heart and the Fist. http://amzn.to/2wzRSP4 All of JohnA Passaro’s published […]
A Mutual Mentorship
What makes one man quit and another fight?
There was simply a culture of ethics that created a champion on the mat as well as off; a culture that’s hard to replicate elsewhere that highlights how persistent people begin their success right where others end in failure.
Giving everything creates desperation. Desperation creates relentless action to overcoming obstacles.
My eyes have seen many beautiful sunsets, but none have touched me any more than these.
Almost all of my life I was always going. Doing. Figuring. Becoming. Striving. Driving. I’ve reached a point now where I am being. Listening. Observing. Absorbing. Understanding. I’ve realized the very things that limit you also allow you to become limitless. And when you slow down, the things you […]
I believe the right question to ask is not “How do I get a college program to notice my son”, but rather “What do you notice about a college program that would want you to trust a college program with your son for 5 years?”
Perhaps the biggest pride I take in having wrestled is that I introduced the sport to my son.