Commentary

February 8, 2013

Chaplain thoughts …

Hank_Aaron_1960“My motto was always to keep swinging. Whether I was in a slump or feeling badly or having trouble off the field, the only thing to do was keep swinging.”

~ Hank Aaron

“Hammerin’ Hank” also went on to say, “If we were to give up every time we experienced failure in our personal and professional life we would cease to advance and grow. In order for us to reach the Hall of Fame in life we need to keep swinging.” Perseverance is a beautiful trait to have. No matter how many times we “strike out” in life, God is there giving us “extra innings” to get it right another day. You do not have to go through life in fear of failure, but you must go on with life swinging until the day you die.

Blessings from Above …

 




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