Suffering, Empowerment and Unity

September 10, 2010 | filed under goodness in the blogosphere, inspiring, moment of truth, rewritable words, watch this | Leave a Comment 

Harry O’Brien is a truly pheonomenal young man I’ve written about before. Recently, he gave a speech at the United Nations DPI/NGO conference that inspires, causing you to think and feel. Watch, and as Harry says, “live for hope.” 🙂

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Redefining the beast redefines possibility

March 18, 2010 | filed under inspiring, moment of truth, rewritable words | 1 Comment 

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Right now is an incredibly interesting time for me. I can feel something happening–changes…in me, in my world. Nothing I want to make public right now, but I was inspired to share a little something.

I’ve been standing in my own way. Fears, insecurities, and uncertainties have all been bullying my greatness. In retrospect, I see I must have believed my greatness wasn’t great enough to win–at least not then. But what a silly thought.

“Who do I think I am? Well I know I get to choose who I am.”
– Harry O’Brien

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Spotlight: Harry O’Brien

March 4, 2010 | filed under inspiring, spotlight, website | 1 Comment 

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Australian footballer Harry O’Brien is not normal. He proudly subscribes to “no one normal has ever made history.” The more I interact with him, the more I’m inclined to agree that 1) he will make history 2) because he’s not normal. So maybe he’s right.

Harry’s perspective is cloaked in so much wisdom that his age of twenty-three intrigues and pleasantly surprises. With the visibility his profession allows, he’s able to touch many lives. He knows it and understands that to whom much is given, much is required. His “live for hope” motto isn’t a catchy phrase he uses on Twitter or on his site, Harry’s World, he lives it, finishing conversations and emails with it.

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