Posts Tagged ‘Home court’


By Vernalee
If the ball is in your court, it is up to you to make the next decision or step. You can pass the ball, throw it, kick it, bounce it, run with it, strike out, or hit a home run. You can even leave the ball on the court. It’s your call; your choice. The consequences also belong to you. There is no dribbling around it! You have the option to be the coach, player, or referee. You are in control until you relinquish the ball.
Where am I going with all of this? Basically, it’s up to you to determine your outcomes. I will never forget my son’s response to me regarding a Super Bowl trivia question, namely, “Mommy, no one remembers the losers!” True that! Therefore, we should play to win!
In other words, work from your court, a place that drives you; motivates you; and mobilizes you to success. Utilize and maximize your home court advantage! Those who sit at court side may or may not cheer you on! Does it matter? Understand this. You matter! You are in the game; they are sitting. Don’t let your guards down. Make the winning shot. Know your target. Angle the ball with great precision. Swish! Shoot; Nothing but nets! Victory is great; it’s therapeutic. Stay in the game. You can’t win if you don’t play. I stick by my motto, “If it is to be it’s left up to me!”
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