Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding the Strength Within

Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding the Strength Within

by JC Watts


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Dig Deep: 7 Truths to Finding the Strength Within by JC Watts

In Dig Deep, J.C. Watts offers seven powerful maxims that have kept him grounded throughout his roller-coaster career from star college quarterback to U.S. Congressman. The first black Republican ever elected to a leadership position in Congress, Watts resisted the rat-race of Washington and eventually declined re-election. His seven simple principles are a blueprint for living a fulfilling and meaningful life without falling to the temptations of reckless ambition or indulgence. Dig Deep is a powerful, simple guide that will help readers find the courage and faith to live the best life possible.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781621574606
Publisher: Salem Books
Publication date: 03/07/2016
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 803,817
Product dimensions: 5.60(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

After quarterbacking the University of Oklahoma Sooners to two Orange Bowl championships and starring in the Canadian Football League, J. C. WATTS JR. became the first African American elected to statewide office in Oklahoma and later served four terms in the U.S. Congress, rising to the chairmanship of the Republican Conference and authoring the legislation for President George W. Bush’s faith-based initiative. A former youth pastor and the son of a pastor, Watts is the founder and chairman of Watts Partners, a government affairs firm in Washington, owns John Deere dealerships in Texas, and is president of Feed the Children in Oklahoma City. His previous book is the autobiography What Color Is a Conservative? My Life and My Politics. The father of six children, Watts lives with his wife, Frankie, in Fairfax, Virginia.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Power of Digging Deep 1

Chapter 1 The Adversity Upgrade 9

Chapter 2 Digging Deep to Let Go 47

Chapter 3 Unlearn and Rethink 73

Chapter 4 History Need Not Be Destiny 109

Chapter 5 Digging Deep for Self-Discipline 139

Chapter 6 Go Smart, Be Smart 169

Chapter 7 Stand On Broad Shoulders 195

Notes 217

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