Not So Ordinary – Message For My Sons


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The ordinary player hopes for a good game.

A good player is confident that he will.

But the truly extraordinary player sees being good as just the “ordinary” and being “great” at any moment is always within his vision, grasp, and control by what he demands of himself.

And when that moment calls, the “great” too, shall become your “ordinary”! – Dad


What’s Behind Your Goals – Message To My Sons


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“No matter how many goals you have achieved, you must set your sights on a higher one.” – Jessica Savitch

Nobody who chased their dreams and goals with all of their determination and focus ever regretted doing so no matter the end result or final destination.  Why? Because generally, they are still better off and often astonished by where they are when looking back on where they started! – Joe Dico

And So I Grow


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Each new day that arrives does not add age to my life.  It seamlessly offers opportunities with moments meant to be captured for me:  to take measure of myself, live more peacefully with myself, share more about the best of myself, and at the end of those 1,440 minutes, learn and expand upon what I knew about myself.  With that being so, I will never grow older but just grow! – Joe Dico Continue reading

Choosing The Other Side Of Fear – Thoughts To My Sons


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There is nothing wrong with hesitating, if even for a moment, when faced with something that scares you.  However all I know is there’s no greater pronouncement of “self” than when you say “F it, this is exactly who I am and what I was made for” and then go for it because you know that “I’ve got this”!   You’re my boys and everything you want is just on the other side of each challenge you accept and embark upon because in my mind and heart, I have no doubt that you truly have “got this ” and everything else that you target on your horizon you want to conquer!