Indisputable Golf is one of the longest played sport dated back to the 14th Century. The game of Golf was recorded in Scotland in 1457-1741 and spread throughout the rest of the world by Scottish soldiers, tourist, and immigrants. Throughout history there were a lot of different sporting games that resembled golf, however those games didn’t last.
Golf was banned by King James II, Act of Parliament on March 6, 1457, because it was viewed as a dangerous distraction for his soldiers and the king’s nobles. People would spend hours playing golf, when they should be at work, church, and military training. What was once viewed as a distraction, is one of the highest paying sport today. Tiger woods is a world renown athlete with a net worth of 740 Million Dollars.
Thousands of people line up to watch the sporting event every week. Where it gets interesting is, many of those people don’t know that the beginning of the game is call TEE Time.
What’s The TEE?
The Tee is the Small, Flat Top, object with a pointy bottom, that sticks into the ground. The golf ball sit on top of it. The price of the tee is about $0.86. There are 5 life lessons that we can learn from the TEE.
Let’s Talk TEE
5 Life Changing Principles.
Lesson 1: The most valuable things in life often go un-notice.
- The TEE is one of the most important part of a Golf game. The TEE is small in physical size, but it plays a very important role. It’s not often talked about; however, it must be present at the beginning of the game. When you are working your gifts and talents, the moment of elevation will sometimes make you feel small. The beginning of the vision will bring forth a level of insecurity when you are the only one that believes in your vision. Keep working your vision, your vision has a place in the world.
Lesson 2: Money doesn’t truly reflect value.
- Never measure your success with another person success scale. If the TEE compare itself to the athlete, it will feel unimportant and insignificant. Everyone’s path to success is different. In comparison the TEE is worth $0.86, and the athlete is work millions of dollars. Even though the athlete is worth millions, they still rely on the TEE to be present at every game. The truth is, no matter how good the athlete is, they still rely on the help of the TEE For their opening shot. People that are in higher positions and hold bigger titles than you, will be relying on your help to birth their visions. Do not despise small beginning.
Lesson 3: Never stop working your purpose
- When God gives you a vision, he gives you the grace to complete that vision. No matter what you do, do not stop working your vision. His grace is sufficient from everlasting to everlasting.
Lesson 4: Shine under pressure
- At the beginning of the game (TEE Time) The golf ball is hit off the top of the TEE. During that moment, the moment of watching the TEE is over. The crowds focus is completely shift to the athlete. The TEE had to endure the impact of the golf club and play its role. A TEE is often use once. However, it plays a very important role in that moment. You have to be ready at all times to perform at your maximum capacity. Stay ready, keep focus on the vision. Do not worry about how long you can hold the crowd’s attention. The moment you get a chance to shine, make it an unforgettable experience. They athlete will always contribute their success to the job well done at TEE Time, because the TEE did not crack under pressure.
Lesson 5: You are needed.
The Tee never have to tell anyone it’s there and they notice when it’s missing.
- No one put a red carpet down for the TEE, but at every game the TEE keeps showing up to Transform, Elevate and Empower the athlete to reach their full potential and achieve greatness. A well-made TEE Produce a Million-dollar athlete. The people that over look you, will need you to fulfill their purpose. The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
- The visons that changes the world, all started from a small, and humble beginning. Do not despite small beginnings.
- Use the gifts and talents that you already have. Build your vision with passion, passion spreads like a while fire. God will give you the provision for your vision
- People will not always see or even support your vision. Keeping working at it, you’ll only fail when you stop trying. Failure is a part of success
- There will be obstacles that get in your way. You will be hit with challenges, that seems impossible. Keep pushing. A righteous man shall fall seven times, but he will get back up again.
- Do not build your vision for people to notice you. Most people are not even looking. Build your vision to make an impact on humanity and change the world. Don’t do your almas for men to see you.
True Transformation, Elevation, and Empowerment comes from being your authentic self. Thrive to be the best version of Yourself. No one every invest in a knock off. The most important thing to remember about Knock off’s is, they are not built with lasting materials.
Zechariah 4:10 (KJV)
For who hath despised the day of small things? for they shall rejoice, and shall see the plummet in the hand of Zerubbabel with those seven; they are the eyes of the Lord, which run to and fro through the whole earth.
2 Corinthians 12:9 (KJV)
And he said unto me, My grace is sufficient for thee: for my strength is made perfect in weakness. Most gladly therefore will I rather glory in my infirmities, that the power of Christ may rest upon me.
Psalms 118:22 (KJV)
The stone which the builders refused is become the head stone of the corner.
Proverbs 24:16 (KJV)
For a just man falleth seven times, and riseth up again: but the wicked shall fall into mischief.
Matthew 6:1 (KJV)
Take heed that ye do not your alms before men, to be seen of them: otherwise ye have no reward of your Father which is in heaven.
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