Tuesday, July 15, 2014

THE WISDOM OF ... Renzo Gracie

"Yesssss leaving now...."
Photo Source:  Renzo Gracie's Twitter

"My heart fills with the noble feeling that if I die tomorrow the world is in great hands. In a much better hands than mine."
~Renzo Gracie

Renzo Gracie, BJJ/MMA legend, is very active on Twitter. He tweeted a beautiful and awesome story of his experience while waiting for a delayed flight at an airport! Truly heartwarming!! But there are lessons in his story ... not just one of Unconditional Love, not just giving of oneself and Listen to others, but also of the Warrior being in the Moment, of being Aware, able to Observe his environment. When most people would just be upset at the flight delay, the Gentleman and Warrior that Master Renzo Gracie is, turns the Negative experience to one that is Positive!

Enjoy this great story as well as the Wisdom/Lessons in it!

Obrigado Mestre Renzo Gracie!!

Renzo_Gracie_BJJ @RenzoGracieBJJ

I seat to grab a beer... Newark Airport, two beautiful ladies seat next to me. They just got married in Jersey, their happiness can be seen from 100 miles away. My plane is late, we talk for hours. They are from Sonoma, the wine capital of the USA, near San Francisco, the first place I came to in the US. They show me their wedding pictures, tell me their life history, 23 years in the making. I ask about their family, what they think, how they see it. Every answer is positive, and great, they accept.
Time for my plane to leave. I got to go. I give them a copy of The Gracies and the Birth of Vale Tudo. And tell them what I do. 

They give me a tight hug. In a way that they would only hug those who back them up. Tears fill my eyes. I wish them an amazing life. And an unforgettable love story, one forged with amazing memories - the most valuable asset a human can have on his life time.

As I walk to my gate my eyes glance to another amazing scene... A woman talking to her friend through an iPhone's FaceTime. She is talking through a sign language. With her hands. She is deaf. My heart fills with the noble feeling that if I die tomorrow the world is in great hands. In a much better hands than mine.

Stipe Miocic @smiocic

I sit here making stupid jokes and then read through @RenzoGracieBJJ time line and realize I need to do better.


What a wonderful story! :)

Renzo_Gracie_BJJ @RenzoGracieBJJ

normally, those are always around us.. We choose not to see it ;-) I see it all

For further info on the great Renzo Gracie:

NOTE: Posted 7/18/2014 but backdated to 7/15/2014 mirroring the day Renzo Gracie tweeted.



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