a 1976 sports drama the tells the story of Rocky Balboa an uneducated but kind heart debt collector for a loan shark in Philadelphia who later gets a shot at the World Heacyweight Championship. Sylvester Stallone co-wrote the script and starred as Rocky. The movie was so successful it's spawned five sequels...so far!
"The more I go to church, and the more I turn myself over to the process of believing in Jesus and listening to His Word and having Him guide my hand, I feel as though the pressure is off me now." Sylvester Stallone.
This quote really got to me yesterday during the movie #creed. It is true not only in #boxing but in #life. Great movie!! My brother taught me a simple phrase "5 to survive!" The first 5 minutes are always the hardest. Whether its first 5 minutes of waking up first 5 minutes on a run first 5 minutes of a difficult conversation.. whatever it is all you have to do is get past the first 5 minutes. (It's not always 5 minutes.. it could be longer or it could be shorter.. just remember 5 to…
I hate boxing. But this is a movie that isn't about boxing. It's about someone who happens to be a boxer. And its brilliance has never faded. It still brings a lump to my throat at the end every time I see it.
You know the movie Rocky, I’m sure. You know Sylvester Stallone. But do you know how the film and actor got their start? Did you know that Sly Stallone actually had such little money that he had to sell his dog for $25? The heartbreaking tale has a well-known happy ending (Stallone is a famous actor, producer, and director now of course) but the story is an important one.