Youngster excited about making team



“If you have a dream, don’t just sit there. Gather courage to believe that you can succeed and leave no stone unturned to make it a reality.” Roopleen

Not all personal victories in life make the front page of the daily newspapers. Many of the more minor triumphs reach gigantic headline proportions especially when the person involved had to struggle to accomplish his goal. This youngster was beaming with pride and joy when he told his father recently that he finally made the school soccer team. His coach had told him previously that his size might limit him from playing. But he told me that his drive and spirit won him a place on the team. He said he never gave up trying. — gc

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Quote of the week: The Bhagavad-Gita calls on humanity to dedicate body, mind and soul to pure duty and not to become mental voluptuaries at the mercy of random desires and undisciplined impulses. -- Mahatma Gandhi

9 Comments on Youngster excited about making team

  1. Inspirational one 👍


  2. Good for him! Hope you sent his parents a copy of the photo. I can picture it fastened to the fridge door – ‘The Day I Made The Team’


  3. This is a wonderful story Gerry! Your acknowledgment of this little boy’s success will mean the world to him! We never know when we will change someone’s life with a gesture just like this! Good job sir!!!! 🙂


    • Than you Pat. The little guy was insistent that I take his photo and after I did the parent’s related to me the story. Sometimes you just walk into such real life situations. 🙂

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