Admiral William McRaven, commander of U.S. Special Operations and a University of Texas alumni, delivered UT’s Commencement address in Austin on May 17th, 2014. A Navy SEAL for 36 years, McRaven reflected on his Basic SEAL training, culling out the 10 most important lessons learned during that training, and describing how by adhering to those lessons, one person can “change the world.”Continue reading
I saw a video about Zach Sobiech’s heart touching story today – the first I’d heard of him or his dilemma. Apparently Zach’s song “Clouds” has become quite a sensation across the web.
People are unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered. Love them anyway.Continue reading
Wrap you’re hopes around
impossible dreams you dream,
an eagle soaring
Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.”