Some of the things I dreaded to do as a child like chores, homework, or even (sad to say) go to church for that matter ended up shaping the person that I am today. I didn’t really realize it but let me explain….
Growing up, my parents would wake up me early to go to church every Sunday. I use to really dread it. I’d have to wear a suit and it’d be burning up outside. On top of that, I felt like I was the only one wearing a suit. I completely felt out of place.
One day while I was in service I had fell asleep. You know that sleep when you could still hear people speaking?.. Anyway. The pastors sermon was about this scripture in Matthew that talked about building a house on rock vs sand and how when the storm came the house built on the rock still stood.. it didn’t fall. (For those want to read it it’s Matthew 7:24)
That one passage stuck with me for my entire life and it’s still relevant in everything in life. The foundation is key… in business, relationships, sports; especially when it comes to dunking. A lot of times injuries happen because of a lack of preparation and foundation. Look at it like this.. when you learn a language, what do you start with? The alphabet right? Then you put words together. Then Sentences and go from there. Same thing goes with math. You don’t go right to calculus. You start with numbers… then addiction.. subtraction.. multiplication etc.. So my advice for anything you may want to accomplish in life is: Be patient. Start with the foundation. Build from the ground up.