Words That Sting Like a Bee
Louisville, Kentucky: 12yr old Cassius Marcellus Clay dreamed of someday being the heavyweight boxing champion of the world.
Interestingly, when working out in the gym, Cassius would continuously affirm to all who could hear him that he was indeed “the greatest boxer of all time.”
While many thought he was being brash & boastful, a few actually took this 89pound youngster seriously.
Cassius Marcellus Clay, more famously known as one Mohammad Ali, used 1. a dream 2. his afirmation to become the undisputed heavyweight boxing champion of the world & arguably one of the most popular & recognized sports figures of all time.
It was his words that made him “sting like a bee”, not just his fighting talent.
In my next post I continue this short thought on words & affirmations. The power of words should not be down-played…