AMOtivational Mondays: How I Treat My Friends

One night last week, my good friend Cort Peters delivered a lecture as crisp as the autumn air. In a presentation about saints, he told the story of Saint Therese of Lemieux. One particularly rough day for her, where mishap after mishap occurred, she cried out, “Oh God, why would you let all this happen […]

AMOtivational Mondays: Platform Diving

Last week I was very humbled and blessed when the story “Disability Awareness Month Local Hero Alex Montoya ‘Swings for the Fences’” came out (you can read it here: http://www.kpbs.org/news/2014/sep/30/disability-awareness-month-local-hero-alex-montoya/) My deepest thanks to my Notre Dame pal Adriana Holguin, a.k.a. “The Navy Girl”, for nominating me for the award. One of the coolest compliments […]

AMOtivational Mondays: Striving for Greatness

I’ve been thinking a lot about greatness lately. Derek Jeter’s ended his Hall of Fame career with the Yankees. Paul McCartney had a weekend concert in San Diego to which I was fortunate to have a ticket. And yesterday I participated in a 5K benefitting the Jose Montaño Foundation, which carries on the work of […]