Explore the value of Overcoming
I've been motivated by overcoming challenge and overcoming the hurdles and obstacles that face me. There still is plenty out there to get motivated by.
E. Joseph Cossman
I have missed more than 9,000 shots in my career. I have lost almost 300 games. On 26 occasions I have been entrusted to take the game winning shot...and I missed. I have failed over and over and over again in my life. And that's precisely why I succeed.
And one has to understand that braveness is not the absence of fear, but rather the strength to keep on going forward despite the fear.
Trials, temptations, disappointments -- all these are helps instead of hindrances, if one uses them rightly. They not only test the fiber of character but strengthen it...Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than it was before.
Confront the dark parts of yourself, and work to banish them with illumination and forgiveness. Your willingness to wrestle with your demons will cause your angels to sing.
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Personal Stories About ‘Overcoming’
My Here: Nancy PerezSubmitted by Julia
My hero: Nancy Perez My sister and my mom are kinda alike. They both are struggling to raise kids by themselves. My sister got pregnant at an early age. Before she got pregnant she dropped out of high school. Then she kinda pushed my mom away. “Mom, I don’t really need...
Demi My HeroSubmitted by Elizabeth
Elizabeth Chavez 4A Ms. A 5/13/14 Overcoming I’m texting a friend, while she’s freaking out on me because something hard just happened. She asks me for help. Suddenly I go back about two years ago and remember about overcoming my addictions and disorders. It’s the first day of seventh grade and I was...
His LoveSubmitted by Samantha
I am 19 and have already overcome many obstacles. When I turned 9, my problems began. My only friend would hit me, kick me, slap me, call me names. I got teased by my family as well, I was called fat and was avoided by my own brother and cousin for many years. I went on to have more friends, sadly they were also...
Stories About Everyday Heroes Who Portray ‘Overcoming’
Latravis JonesSubmitted by Valerie
Was taken away outside his home by social workers without his parents knowing because of verbal and physical abuse only to be placed in a foster home of verbal abuse seeing the same things and experiencing the same thing. Got a job at age 13 (which was illegal) but the guy hired him because of his sincerity and...
David SSubmitted by Olivia
My hero is my brother David. He is my hero because during high school he was able to overcome much adversity. He had friends whom he thought were his friends, but would make fun of him to the point where he did not feel welcome anymore. At this time I was going to youth group at our church and he wasn't so I...
Michael LSubmitted by Susan Leiby
My son Michael is 7. At 3 years old, he could only talk in vowels and was a little different. His preschool suggested we send him elsewhere. At 4 1/2 he was diagnosed with autism. Through lots of his hard work, and his dedicated teachers and therapists, he is now fully mainstreamed in 2nd grade. He was just...
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DO THY BEST
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DO YOUR PART
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
i cant overcome my fears cause iam afraid to tell people the real me.
I have been struggling to overcome my problem with alcohol. I know that this is a problem many people deal with, it isn't an easy thing to do. It's not only a big part of our culture, but legal. Most of us start drinking before 21, so it becomes a way of life. I'm only 20 and I'm already trying to stop. I've realized that after you drink, your problems are still going to be there. My advice is find a group you can go to close to you, it really helps to know you're not the only one trying to be sober. And remember, take one day at a time. Worry about not drinking the present day, you only have 24 hours. Also stay away from places that will tempt you to drink. It may be hard, but trust me, it feels so good to get through another day without drinking. Know you're good enough to really be happy.
I am in a family who struggles , but at the end of the day ... We All Stay TOGETHER♥
Being a Grandmother who is raising a grandchild, overcoming the age gap is monumental. Especially when the child is 13. As each day passes, I have to overcome obstacles that I never thought I would have to do at the age of 70. Love, Patience, Kindness, Understanding is paramount however, willingness to give each day it's best is joy~!
Carolejane B, West Hartford, CT
jesse hale, kemp texas