Sunday, December 29, 2013

Who's head?

Getting ahead gets in your head.
Hard to move forward when you can't measure the stride.

I'm alive but am I getting ahead.
Who owns the compass?

The body can move without the head.
If it moves forward, is it getting ahead without The Head?

My state of confusion is in my head.
One day I feel that I'm moving ahead but is it enough movement to celebrate?

Your words concentrate me and remind me that it's not too late.
I go backwards when I try to use my head instead of You being The Head.

But going backwards ain't really bad.
On your back you are still and can see others get ahead.

I'm a visual learner.
Your friends will come back for you.

I want to get ahead to bring others.
If I use my head we will all suffer.

Life is learning and moving is getting ahead when You are The Head.

On set for ESPN E:60 interview

Monday, December 23, 2013

The Ambassadors report before Christmas

It has been a while since I have blogged. The Ambassadors have done so much and I'm glad to be along the ride with them.

We've been practicing like crazy in the cages at D-BAT Atlanta this month. Super excited to have our Ambassador alums join us during their winter break from college. Coach Neiko Johnson and Coach Kevin Young continue to do an amazing job leading our Ambassadors to lead themselves. Believe it or not, the Ambassadors run their own practices which includes hitting drills as well as journaling and video blogging. They just also started reading Sean Covey's 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens.

On Friday, December 6th, Kelli and I loaded up the SUV and took our two daughters along with three Ambassadors to Savannah to see our 2nd L.E.A.D. Ambassador Jason Wynn graduate from college. Jason graduated from Savannah State University with a degree in Homeland Security. He is now employed by Ashbritt. Our Ambassadors were able to see the ocean for the first time while we were there as well. So many great things to see in our state.

On Friday, December 13th, we loaded up three vans and traveled over an hour to Roberta, GA for an Ambassador retreat at Camp Grace. The weekend was full of effective team building exercises that will reap benefits for Atlanta in due time.

We have had a blessed year and pray the same for you and your family. Merry Christmas!