Tag Archive | college

The Perfect Little League Baseball Coach

Poets are like baseball pitchers. They both have their moments. The intervals are the tough things. – Robert Frost So most of you know, I am a baseball fanatic. It was my very first passion, and the poetry, symmetry, and metaphors the game gives me cannot be equaled by another sport. I’m honest with you […]

How Did John Smoltz Wind Up In MY Story??

13 But Moses protested, “If I go to the people of Israel and tell them, ‘The God of your ancestors has sent me to you,’ they will ask me, ‘What is his name?’ Then what should I tell them?” 14 God replied to Moses, “I Am Who I Am. Say this to the people of Israel: I […]

No…Really!? – How God Speaks (in 2012)

” And it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to him must believe that God exists and that he rewards those who sincerely seek him.” – Hebrews 11:6 “2 Dear brothers and sisters, when troubles come your way, consider it an opportunity for great joy. 3 For you know that […]

Walking Through a Dry Spell

“They who lack talent expect things to happen without effort. They ascribe failure to a lack of inspiration or ability, or to misfortune, rather than to insufficient application. At the core of every true talent there is an awareness of the difficulties inherent in any achievement, and the confidence that by persistence and patience something […]

Johnny Cash: The Man; The Metaphor

To thine own self be true… “How well I have learned that there is no fence to sit on between heaven and hell. There is a deep, wide gulf, a chasm, and in that chasm is no place for any man.” “You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I […]

Lighting a Heart on Fire

“How strange that Nature does not knock, and yet does not intrude!” – Emily Dickinson Just shoot me if you don’t like what I’m about to say. It’s just been my experience. My heart has been lit on fire. The year of 2012 has been the same as the sun just breaking over the horizon […]

Revealing 3 Classes of 20-Somethings in a 21st Century American Culture

“Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson So I woke up this morning with a rush of excitement. This has become a somewhat normal occurrence recently…as the first rays of sunshine hit my face, I cannot wait to reflect […]