The DAILY Message for Monday March 3rd, 2014

March 3, 2014

AskDerrickAboutEach week day Derrick Hayes encourages you through a Derricknym, App and Idea to Lift You.

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  • Derricknym: Make Bread From CRUMB (Continue Reaching Up with My Best).
  • App:  Today’s word is Touch. One day you can be out of touch and the next day you touch lives and make a difference. You’re only a touch away from greatness. Receive Today’s word in Motivation To Your Mobile app on Android and i-phones.
  • Idea: Rise up to move up.

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TOUCH is the Daily Derricknym

September 3, 2012

TOUCH (Through Our Universe Create Happiness) Down.

Encouragement Speaker Derrick Hayes uses his motivational gift to turn a word into a positive Derricknym.


New York Blog Series Part 5: Thanksgiving Football In Brooklyn New York

December 12, 2011

In my wildest dreams the last thing I thought I would do during my trip was to play football on Thanksgiving Day in Brooklyn, NY. My Brother In Law Charles plays every year. Charles suprised me in how athletic he was. At 42 he has an outisde chance to suit up on Sundays in the NFL.

Hanging out in NY with my Brother In Law Charles

Before the game  started everyone showed love to each other with handshakes and hugs. I blended in like I was one of them. Not one person treated me like I was from out of town. In the south you hear rumors about how unfriendly New Yorkers can be. It was a great display of hope for each other. All I saw was black on black time.

After the hugs and hellos it was game time. Touch Football with a Tackle Football feel. The rules were simple, it’s touch but if you get a chance to knock someone off their feet through a block or by preventing them from catching the ball by all means do it.

Are You Ready For Ready For Football?

Our team lost 7 touchdowns to 4. Charles scored 1 touchdown and had 1 interception. I had 2 catches that both went for firstdowns. We lost our momentum when Charles went out injured. Charles went for a pass and ran his thigh into a pole. Yes a pole. The playing field was a school playground that still had basketball goals up.

Football Game MVP who represents the Army

After the game I ate like a grown man and slept like a baby. This is what you are supposed to do on Thanksgiving Day.

If you Missed any of the Blog Series episodes:

https://encouragementspeaker.wordpress.com/2011/11/29/new-york-blog-series-part-1-booksigning-at-a-gas-station/

https://encouragementspeaker.wordpress.com/2011/11/30/new-york-blog-series-part-2-baltimore-to-the-rescue/

https://encouragementspeaker.wordpress.com/2011/12/01/new-york-blog-series-part-3-brooklyn-bound/

https://encouragementspeaker.wordpress.com/2011/12/08/new-york-blog-series-part-4-making-moves-in-manhattan/