In today’s economic climate, it’s not hard to imagine that a lot of people are barely “surviving”. Most months I would include myself; hoping to make ends meet as gas, food, and other expenses seem to rise almost daily. But today I read something that really stuck with me. “God wants us to move from … Continue reading I’m a Survivor?
Last week, I coached my last tournament game of the summer season. I told my players that good competition exposes their weaknesses; the areas of skill that they need to improve upon. I gave them an assignment to go home and write down what their strengths were, as well as their weaknesses, and make it … Continue reading Take a Look
Late game situation: we are down by 7 points, and there is 2 minutes and 30 seconds left to go on the clock. I call time out, and my team comes to the bench. As I start talking, I notice some heads are down, and others have faces that carry a look of defeat. So … Continue reading It Ain’t Over til the Buzzer Goes Off
I was just reading a devotion on the topic of change, and something written struck a cord with me. The writer warns against resistance to change, and the attitudes that can hinder our growth, when inevitable change occurs. Here is a part of the reading: “So here are some attitudes you may need to adjust: … Continue reading “Resistance is Futile”
“Okay team, let’s count them up…..” I coach a girls basketball team, and to motivate the kids during practice I do something called “Sprints vs. Rewards”. During drills, they can earn “sprints” for not hustling, not following directions, or things not being done correctly, after we have already gone over the proper execution. But on … Continue reading No Sprints Required
Meanwhile, the boat was far out to sea when the wind came up against them and they were battered by the waves. At about four o’clock in the morning, Jesus came toward them walking on the water. They were scared out of their wits. “A ghost!” they said, crying out in terror. But Jesus was … Continue reading First, You Must Get Out of the Boat
I started this blog at a time when I was having a struggle with another person. Then post by post, I moved on from that, only to find myself in a struggle with myself. Therefore, I wrote about integrity, overcoming temptations, and staying on the right path. So the hard part is over and victory … Continue reading And in This Corner….