Every person has a story, and all of us can pinpoint certain moments in our lives that have defined who we are today. Even so, not everyone shares the story they have to tell.
Walter Ryan Adams, a high school baseball coach, tells his players a story every year. It involves how he answered some of life’s most difficult questions and found his purpose from a speech, a letter, and a baseball.
In the course of his story, he explores how to respond to criticism ; how leaving your comfort zone can make a difference in your life; how to overcome challenges that seem insurmountable; and how good friends can make huge differences in your life.
By recalling the details of his past, Coach Adams seeks to create a moment that his students will remember. It is these moments, after all, that define us. He doesn’t tell this story for himself. He tells it so that others can learn what it means To Be the King of Diamonds.