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Impossible is Nothing

March 3, 2017

All, Good way to end a good week. Sorry for how long this is. For those of you here in Union Station, I’m sure you noticed a bunch of hubbub and (barely controlled?) chaos in the hallways the past couple of days. Here’s why: In the early hours of Wednesday, March 1st, 2017 we received… Read more »

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War

March 2, 2017

“War is politics with blood; politics is war without blood.” –Mao Tse Tung

Passion

Passion

March 1, 2017

“Passion makes impossible possible.”

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Help

February 28, 2017

“Great opportunities to help others seldom come, but small ones surround us every day.” –Sally Koch

You didnt come this far

This far

February 27, 2017

You didn’t come this far to only come this far.

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Cross the Sea

February 24, 2017

“You can’t cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.” –Rabindranath Tagore

Anger

Anger

February 22, 2017

Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die.” –Buddha

Team

Play Together

February 15, 2017

“Play hard. Play smart. Play together.” –Dean Smith

Four Agreements

The Four Agreements

February 13, 2017

Be Impeccable With Your Word. Don’t Take Anything Personally. Don’t Make Assumptions. Always Do Your Best. –Don Miguel Ruiz, The Four Agreements

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The Gift

February 8, 2017

“To do anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” –Steve Prefontaine

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The last 5-10%

February 6, 2017

“Most people can’t complete the last 5-10% of a challenge. THAT is the biggest difference and what we have to do to be the best.” –Robert Kraft

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Wayne Gretzky

February 2, 2017

“I skate where the puck is going to be, not where it has been.” –Wayne Gretzky

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Do or do not

January 17, 2017

“Do or do not. There is no try.” –Yoda

Tom Coughlin

Tom Coughlin

January 13, 2017

“If you are as good as YOU can be, the rest of the stuff will take care of itself.” –Tom Coughlin

Conquer-Yourself

Conquer Yourself

January 6, 2017

“It is better to conquer yourself than to win 1,000 battles.” –Buddha

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Secret Gate

January 4, 2017

“Still around the corner there may wait, a new road or a secret gate.” –JRR Tolkien

Scars

Scars

January 3, 2017

“Wrinkles mean you laughed. Grey hair means you cared. And scars mean you lived.”

Three-Bees

Three Stings

December 29, 2015

Three Stings George got stung by a bee and said, “I wouldn’t have gotten stung if I’d stayed in bed.” Fred got stung and we heard him roar, “What am I being punished for?” Lew got stung and we heard him say, “I learned somethin’ about bees today.” — Shel Silverstein

What You Send

What you send

December 22, 2015

What you send – Will Come Back What you sow – You Will Reap What you give – You Will Get What you see in others – Exists in You