Where the Magic Is Hiding

A woman visited a fortuneteller to find out if her future would be successful, but instead of answering any of the questions, the fortuneteller gave the woman a box. She explained that it was a magic box that had the power to make dreams come true. She handed the woman a notepad and told the

Saving the Grass and So Much More

When a Florida man collapsed while doing yard work, his wife called 911. First responders arrived within minutes to find Gene Work having a heart attack. He lapsed in and out of consciousness as they stabilized him and transported him to the hospital. His wife, Melissa, was at his side during the ambulance ride. She

Lincoln Settles a Problem

Abraham Lincoln ran a legal practice, but he never encouraged litigation that was unnecessary. One day, as Lincoln was working at his practice, a man entered the establishment in an impassioned state. He pleaded with Lincoln to bring suit against a man who was impoverished and in debt. The man wanted to sue the debtor

Movie Trivia

The movies are full of make believe, but some movie magic can be even more extraordinary – and in some cases downright bizarre – than most people are even aware. The famous sketch of a nude Kate Winslet in Titanic was actually drawn not by her co-star, Leonardo DiCaprio but by director James Cameron. Nor

The Little Things Matter

Aside from being the senior vice president of the Orlando Magic basketball team and a sought-after motivational speaker, Pat Williams has written more than 100 books. Many years ago, when he was working on a book about John Wooden, Williams interviewed scores of the coach’s former players. A story shared by many of these players

National Police Week

May 14-20 is National Police Week. So that week we will be offering free training to police officers. Monday – Thursday during the 8:30 Krav Maga classes. The only affect it will have on regular student is that the Tuesday class that is normally a Level 2 and up class will be open to all

Do You Have Fat Hands?

Years ago Mr. Stanford and I had a good laugh over a comedic iPhone tech support call (a fake one.) Among other things the customer service rep was telling the customer that their phone was not functioning well because he had fat hands. Truth be told though, with all sorts of tech products today, they

Interesting Reads: Man’s Search for Meaning

If I ever felt inadequate to summarize a book, it’s the one I want to talk about this month. Man’s Search For Meaning is a relatively short book, generally an easy read. But it is powerful. The author Viktor Frankl was an Austrian neurologist and psychiatrist who was imprisoned in the Nazi death camps during