DESTINY

Knock, knock! Who is there? Destiny, I've been expecting you. -Bolt Destiny is what one can become, as opposed to what one is at the present time. Michelangelo saw the David in his mind before he began chiseling a large slab...

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EXTREME DISLIKE OR STRONG DISTRUST, Part III

To me, desperate times need our desperate action. It seems possible when we righteously hate something evil, we gain power and energy to fight the enemy. The notion that we cannot talk about it without tears or turn to silence gives both...

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EXTREME DISLIKE OR STRONG DISTRUST, Part II

Yesterday I shared an email from a kind, knowledgeable lady in Alaska. It inspired me!  She questioned my use of the word "hate" regarding suicide, and she had valid reasons.  For days I meditated, contemplated on the noun "hate."  The...

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EXTREME DISLIKE OR STRONG DISTRUST, Part I

After preparing the WOH suicide video entitled Why I Hate Suicide, I received the following email from a lovely lady and a mother of one of my finest NBC coaches: "Hi, Mr. Fred.  I hear you!  As a village-based counselor, I...

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RECOVERY RATE

The best athlete in my lifetime of coaching was gentle and kind, yet super competitive, his name was Jonathon Stringier. Jonathon was our star center at the U of Alaska. His 21 rebounds and 21 points per game powered the...

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THE CROWELL BASKETBALL SYSTEM

THE CROWELL BASKETBALL SYSTEM This logical, organized system of basketball is based on over 50 years of basketball experience. Coach Crowell has learned through competitive coaching experience from the best coaches in the history of basketball. Some of the great coaches...

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LOVE TRUMPS ALL

One of my favorite hobbies is playing cards with friends. Bridge, Hearts, Pinochle, Casino, 10 To 1, Rummy and Cribbage are all card games I like.  Knowledge of the game rules is the first step to being a winner. Card smarts...

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THE SEPARATOR

A well-dressed, married couple knocked at my daughter's front door.  "Hello, we want to invite you to an exciting, life-changing event."  This invitation led to a 45-minute conversation.  It was friendly and engaging to our firstborn who has always...

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Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day is so much more than a just a happy… Father’s… day… There are at last three valuable celebrations during this day to honor Fatherhood. The privilege to express profound gratitude to the person who is a true...

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Effective Parenting Part 1 – Three Master Keys

Crowell’s Life Skills for Effective Parenting by Fred Crowell   The Difference: A Relentless Pursuit of Excellence The difference between poor and good; good and great; great and excellence is a “never quit” mind set. The difference between success and failure is a...

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