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The Adversity Advantage

Feb 28, 2022

Today, we welcome former MLB player Darryl Strawberry. Darryl played 17 years in the major leagues, he won four world series, and went to eight all-star games. But today we're gonna have a much different conversation. We're gonna talk about Darryl's incredible redemption story of hope, faith, and recovery. 

We discuss the challenges of being a top performing athlete and the pressure that comes with, how the pressure pushed him to a destructive lifestyle and addiction, and how faith ultimately led him to reformation and redemption. 

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What to Listen For:

  • 00:00 Intro
  • 00:41 Getting into addiction
  • 05:24 Identity crisis lead to addiction
  • 07:37 When the addiction becomes a problem
  • 10:30 Overcoming addiction is not an overnight process
  • 13:42 Who are you without the ‘uniform’?
  • 17:38 Re-affirming faith with God
  • 23:30 Understanding the map of life
  • 43:13 Don’t leave your work undone 
  • 45:21 Bible scriptures to help guide you through

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