This Black History month, I'd like to highlight an old conversation that has never left the African-American community - what has Christianity/Kingdom Of God done for/to black people? My hope is to capture the conversation through this piece of poetry, titled 'Strange Fruit'. Strange fruit hangs from this treepoetically it's you and mewhat do we … Continue reading Mile 136: This poem will have you in inspired conversations for Black History Month
Cultural icons have a way of renaming the beauty of meaning. Kobe Bryant did just that. He did what Michael Jordan didn't do - name his drive and shared it. Maybe that's why storytelling was the appropriate next move for the Mamba. And the Oscar proves that i guess. Kobe had introspection and the ability … Continue reading Mile 135: I'm not Kobe but I respect his ability to rename this term
Performance and Training. Those are the two povs. This year we get to enjoy the Summer Olympics. Were you ever curious about, for instance, athletes who race in the 100m sprint; they train all of 4 years just for a mere 10 second competition? Only to win by less than a second? If you had … Continue reading Mile 135: TWO things Coaches and Athletes should know about Sport Psychology povs
Imagine that you were abducted by aliens and pulled into their world. You aren't in servitude to any being and at the very least that freedom has given you the opportunity to make your own way in their world. What would your prominent thoughts be?You probably already know the answer, because it's most likely the … Continue reading Mile 135: This is OUR season of life. Why?
"A Leader is not about who is in front but who is first." Huh? What does that even mean? Imagine that you are in a race and your fellow racer is a lap ahead. They have perfect form and lengthy strides. But by the end of the race, your hand is up in victory. How? … Continue reading Mile 134: Life's journey starting blocks – the most important part of pushing forward
If there were two "elite" sport psych practitioners on either side of a competition, we all know that one team must lose right? Does that mean that the other sport psych guy didn't do his job? Coaches often would only deal with sport psychology coach if they feel it will help them win. Unfortunately they've … Continue reading Mile 134: What my goddaughter can teach us about working with mental training