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Chalk Talk

SMILE … You Can Hear Better

Scoot up, Smile… so you can Listen Up. :)I do not claim to be any kind of Scientist, or even know much about Science at all! I am not even sure that Science is the correct field that would be the go to area to prove or dis-prove my observation.
Let me explain my observation;I have been jogging/running for around 30 years. Some of you may not realize, but people didn’t always have ear buds for iPhones and Andriods.

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Leaders are Servers

Hey Coaches, Captain’s, and all that are placed, or find themselves in a leadership role;

We are not better than, above, or more than other’s.

We are servants.

Think of it when you are in a restaurant… your server is your leader. Think about and observe how they humble themselves to serve you. They do not treat as if you are to serve them.

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The HOME Button

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It’s Christmas!
What better gift than an iPhone or Android Smart Phone! Although it’s likely everybody already has one. Maybe a new one?
Taking into consideration that most of you have had some experience with a smartphone… you are aware where the HOME BUTTON is.Screen Shot 2018-12-14 at 9.50.33 AM
Do you have any idea how many times a day we click or press this button?  DailyMail.com in 2013 stated that on average a person check’s their phone 110 times per day…

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Perfect Time Zone

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Who’s time zone do you LIVE in?
Man’s time zone is practically ‘instant’. You see it… you want it… Click a button or two ⌨️ and you can get it within a day! But, then there are the things we can’t see; Tomorrow, Next week, Next game, Next season, College, Relationship’s, Career, Marriage?
These things you cannot know in an instant.
Should you stay in man’s time zone you might stay frustrated.

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The Bar

The Bar.

It’s laying right in front of you flat on the ground.  From there… it cannot get any lower.

You stand with your feet right up to the edge of the bar.
In front of you are two poles with notches on them, each notch representing something related to goals or dreams.

You have many options;
You can walk away from your goals and dreams.
You can bend over…

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Your List

Scoot up and listen up and think about this…

What you have is nothing unless you; use it, let someone else use it, sell it, or you give it.

Take time to think about why you have what you have… and what you will do with it.

This Chalk Talk encourages you take inventory.

Make a list of what you have.

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Breaking down tape / life

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Alright, scoot up and listen up.
I would ask that all Basketball, Baseball, Soccer, Hockey… and all sport outside football forgive my using the football model for this Chalk Talk.

Anyone that has ever played sports on a serious platform has studied tape.  Coaches and teams spend hours and hours breaking down tape.  They do this by taking the tape of the previous game(S) footage and cutting it, or editing it, into sections,

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I know God will give you someone that pushes you for 10 more. #10more
I would love for you to read about my someone, Andy Anderson.  “Andy Wouldn’t Let Me” available in paperback and e-reader!

Two unlikely worlds collided at midfield.
Seniors on the same football team, Andy and Bryan barely knew one another before the season’s opening kick-off.

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To: ___ From: You

TO: _______

FROM:  You

I have always been fascinated with the feeling one experiences giving a gift vs. receiving a gift.
As a child I remember wanting gifts, and of course I remember receiving gifts… some I wanted. other’s maybe not so much, but it was still exciting to receive them!
As I began writing this blog post today I got excited?

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The Bench

Proverbs 11:2 When pride comes, then comes disgrace, but with the humble is wisdom.

 

Who wants to sit on the bench?
Who wants their friend’s, peer’s, parent’s to come to a game and find them sitting on the bench?
Moreover; who wants to put in all the work, lift the weight’s, practice, train, put on weight, take off weight, starve, run, sprint, hit, or put in hours studying tape (of the next opponent to imitate) …

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