By Charlie Ward, Joe Cooney, Fellowship of Christian Athletes
American have regularly possessed a fanatical fascination and adulation for these athletes gifted and blessed adequate to make it on this planet activities. And almost all these "star" ballplayers experience the limelight and get pleasure from enjoying the position of "celebrity". In Charlie Ward's case, even though, one reveals an enigma of the activities international. the previous Florida nation collage soccer famous person, Heisman Trophy winner, and now a qualified basketball participant in his 3rd yr with the hot York Knicks is the other of every little thing that's linked at the present time with what it skill to be a celeb. In an international recognized extra for loud "trash speak" and egotistical boasting, 27-year previous Charlie Ward stands proud along with his reserved, unassuming nature and way of life. he's a quiet guy. a guy at peace, retaining a way of life that's in line with excessive moral criteria, integrity and personality. the mix of those virtues and his company trust in God have created in him a powerful and targeted disposition. there's not anything "in your face" approximately Charlie Ward. he's not a flashy big name, and he does not search the highlight. yet he does eagerly settle for the accountability of a task version. Which makes him designated and certain.
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We are all human beings, and we all pretty much want the same things in life. We want to be happy. We want to be loved. We want to love and help others. Perhaps you'll learn a couple things after reading this book. Perhaps you'll take a few lessons with you. , and my sister Leta. I was six months old in 1971. You may think that because I'm older, I don't really remember what it's like to be a kid. But that's not true. I do remember my childhood. And I do recall all of the different feelings and emotions you have when you're growing up.
Page 40 I carry these daily messages with me always. And I hand them out to my teammates on the Knicks every day that we're together. I give it to all of the members of the Knicks. Whether they read it our not, that's up to them. But I hope they do. Accepting the 1994 Charlie Sullivan Award (Other nominees included Gail Devers, Dan Jansen, Sheryl Swoopes, and Shannon Miller). Page 41 It was a revelation from God to start prayers after the games. Plus, I believe a family that prays together stays together.
He taught me about work ethic, which helped me become more disciplined. In basketball, there were a lot of things he taught me as far as moves, tricks, and short cuts. But basically he taught me about being professional, a good professional. He didn't miss practices, he didn't miss games, and if he missed practice, something had to be really, really wrong. You can always learn from others. No matter how old you are or how successful. So LOOK TO YOUR FRIENDS, FAMILIES AND TEACHERS. THEY CAN ALWAYS TEACH YOU SOMETHING ABOUT BEING A BETTER PERSON.