The following is an excerpt from Og Mandino's incredible book, "Mission: Success!" It's a gripping novel, and the book tells an incredible story inspired by the author's true experiences as a flying officer with the Eighth Air Force in England during World War II. You need to read this book. It will blow you away. Tucked away inside one of the chapters are these wise, inspiring, and invigorating words that have served me well over the years. Enjoy! --Monroe (founder of Break Diving)
Seems like crazy advice, but you will soon discover why saying "Thanks" to others is a huge waste of time. And yes, the author offers a better solution.
An inspiring new type of obituary, called Lessons From Loved Ones. For this first edition, Break Diving founder Monroe Mann shares the lessons he learned from his dad, Monroe Sr.
"I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us." - Romans 8:18
This is a story of overcoming odds, and turning the most sour of lemons into the most delicious of lemonades. I took a situation that most would consider bad luck of the highest order, and turned it into one of the greatest experiences of my life.
Break Diving is the lost art of finding and creating opportunity. Instead of waiting for opportunities to float to the surface, break divers dive in to the cold and icy water of resistance and make their own breaks. (read more!)