Aug 02 2012

Hello Courage!

If you’ve ever thought about quitting on your dream, because of criticism, or maybe it felt like you were the only person that believed you could do it.

You will find strength to persevere in Tahmina Kohistani's story.

She’s loves to run, but lives in a country where women aren’t allowed to play sports, or even exercise.

But, she did it anyway. The first day she started training, she went to a track, there were some people there that stood around the track shouting not very nice things at her.  She went home in tears, but she went back again the next day.

It’s what she can do to push for freedom.  She says she’s running for all the women in her country.

She’s the only female athlete in the Olympics representing, Afghanistan.

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Aug 01 2012

Picture of Redemption

Love the lyric from TobyMac's song, "Get Back Up."  "You may be knocked down, but not out forever!"

A great example of that last night came with Jordyn Weiber, the American Gymnast who lost out on her dream to compete in the Olympic All Around Competition.  She was knocked down.

Two days later she get's back up, puts on a smile, and does her best to win Team Gold for the US Gymnasts. 

Redemption!  What's your story of being knocked down, but not out forever?

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