Tag: dreams

Abbey Curran: Not Only Miss Iowa, But ‘Miss You Can Do It’

Abbey Curran:  Not Only Miss Iowa, But ‘Miss You Can Do It’

Abbey Curran was born with Cerebral Palsy, a condition that causes issues with muscle tone, posture and movement.  When she was a child, she was told that she would never walk without holding onto something. Then, in her teens, long after she had conquered walking, she wanted to try out something… Read more »

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin – USA’s Youngest Ski Champion Did It With Hard Work

Mikaela Shiffrin is now a 21 year old girl from Colorado.  She is also the youngest World Cup ski champion in the history of the USA and a 3 time winner of the World Cup.  Yet, her goal has never been to win championships but just to keep getting better… Read more »

Martin Luther King, Jr. – A Man with a Dream

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Every year in mid-January, America celebrates a holiday in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s birthday. By many counts, Dr. King was just an ordinary man – a husband, a father, and a pastor at his church. But his incredible dedication to a great cause made him also an inspirational world-changer worthy of the highest… Read more »

Aaron Rodgers – Underappreciated, Underdog, Unbelievable

Aaron Rodgers

For many years, Aaron Rodgers has been among the top rated quarterbacks in the National Football League. He is also a Super Bowl Champion and MVP. But his success did not come easy. In fact, Rodgers was not even offered a scholarship to play college football. And he almost quit… Read more »

Great Quotes for Kids About Hard Work and Doing Your Best

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Sometimes, doing your best work or trying your hardest at something is difficult.  It may have to do with trying to do something new for the first time, like a new sport or activity at school.  It may have to do with doing homework for a subject that is not… Read more »

Inspiring Quotes for Young Athletes

Danny Running 2

Do you play sports? If you do, then you know the value of hard work, commitment, and determination in achieving success.  Playing sports can help you learn the importance of these values. Sports can also teach you so much about yourself and the world around you. It can help you develop… Read more »

Cecily Mohamed and Krysten Muir – Two Teenagers Who Are Kicking Down Barriers!

Krysten Muir

They live on opposite sides of the United States, but they are bound by courage, dedication, hard work and talent. In fact, these two teenage girls are in a whole different league! You see, Cecily Mohamed and Krysten Muir happen to be the starting kickers for their high school varsity football… Read more »

No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

No arms, No problem – Meet Richie Parker, NASCAR champion

Richie Parker has never listened to people telling him what he could not do. Born without arms, he and his parents did not let this stop him from having a normal childhood. This attitude served him well as he became an adult.  His amazing perseverance and focus has enabled him… Read more »