Many of you can relate to or at least vaguely recall the story of the Wizard of Oz. While Dorothy lands in a make-believe world she finds both terrifying and delightful, she is thrust into a group of unique characters: the Wizard of Oz, the Cowardly Lion, the brainless Scarecrow and the heartless Tin Man. In the 1939 film, the scarecrow says, "I am convinced that the only people worthy of consideration in this world are the unusual ones.
Success can be elusive. We can often see it, taste it yet just when we think we are on the right track, it passes us by and we somehow fail to hold onto the momentum that is needed to push through the blocks. Without a question of a doubt, if you are seeking success in your life you must be willing to climb the mountain no matter how exhausted you might get. Just this past week while I was in NYC on business, I was faced with just that scenario.
I just read an inspiring story about a young man who came from Ghana to the United States to experience opportunities that were not open to him in his own country. Ziggy Ansah met some young missionaries in his country and shared his passion for basketball.
Since the beginning of time, humans have experienced some degree of fear.