Category Archives: Sports

Running through the Mud

It is often the least enjoyable segments of life that best prepare us for our greatest testings–and our greatest delights. Continue reading

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The Beauty of Courtesy

Even when you’re just mowing the grass, courtesy and consideration can help assure the safety of those passing by… Continue reading

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Bull-Ridin’ and Success

Riding a bull takes a certain sort of courage but what makes a ranch–or most anything else–succeed is something else. Continue reading

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Sports Cliches and Judgment Days

One of the most maddening things about March Madness is hearing the same old sports cliches a dozen times a day. Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

If we’re going to let a Paul Simon song describe an afternoon climbing around the bluffs, we might want to be cautious in selecting a particular title. Continue reading

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Margaritaville Syndrome

Staying with a thing even when it’s not fun or easy anymore is a useful life skill. So is the humility that lets us know when our pain is our own damn fault. Continue reading

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Not the Easy Way Out

In just about everything, it seems there must be an easier way. Sometimes, the easy way simply cannot take us where we want to go. Continue reading

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More than Conquerors

When we remember that the goal is getting to the Other Side, we might consider that failing a particular obstacle is not actually failure, just re-direction to an alternate path to success. Continue reading

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The Trust Fall

Which requires greater trust: putting your life in the hands of a skydiver or placing your eternal soul in someone else’s care? Continue reading

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Observations in Extra Innings

Even an old cliche can hold powerful truth… and a baseball game can have a larger meaning. Continue reading

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