When we blame the other side we are only putting walls up that thwart the opportunities for love. When we hold up the virtues of our cause so high we can’t reach down and love the individual.
Did you really believe there was a threat? Perhaps were you sending a message? Were you trying to make a point? Your laughing and smirking, and videotaping of our fans (concerned moms, mind you) tells me that you were. Now, you want a cookie for sending the armed guard home? Message received, loud and clear.
I have coached volleyball for over 20 years. Joe once said to me, "Dad, if you're such a good coach, why don't you win more?" Out of the mouth of babes huh? As it is, beyond teaching the sport, I love having the opportunity to teach about life. I have had that...
No, I'm not talking about a post game interview with any professional athlete, "You know, at the end of the day we just got to play better, at the end of the day it is what it is, at the end of the day they're professionals too, at the end of the day the better team...
I have coached volleyball for 24 years. I have coached good teams, great teams, bad teams, really bad teams, and many in the middle. This years team (girls) is different than most. They are as enjoyable a bunch of young girls that I have ever coached. Also, they...
I was talking with my good friend Brian Herr about my sister's latest blog post. It was about the simple need for companionship. It referenced my son Trey. He had a girlfriend in pre-school. I mean, she was HIS girlfriend. Other girls wanted his attention but...
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I have been to mountain top...for a bit. I have dwelled in the valley...the darkest of valleys. In both places I have found joy. Being surrounded by loved ones as I watched my bride walk down the aisle for our blessed wedding day I could have exploded. Seeing...read more
A hurricane is coming. Irma is bearing down on the good (well, and bad I guess) folks of Florida. It may just be the strongest ever to come from the Atlantic. People are preparing the best way they know how. Stores are selling out of everything. Things that could...read more
Years ago for a quick minute, ESPN had a commercial campaign entitled, "It could happen, so you'd better watch." They would show great, unsuspected moments in sports where if you weren't watching, you wouldn't have seen something amazing. The campaign lasted just a...read more
The battle between parent and child re: screens is horrific. We can never underestimate the influence we have on other people. We also cannot fret over the same thing. I have met some folks in recovery from addiction lately. When done right, they come through...read more
The event is called unWined. It is a fundraiser for the pediatric oncology hematology (cancer) division of Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh. I was blessed at speaking at the first one 6 years ago and again last year. To date, they have raised just under 1 million...read more
What can you count on? Really? What is stable for you? What is it that will be there for you forever, never failing, always consistent? What do you value? What is it that takes up the bulk of your time/attention/focus? Where do you turn when things don't go your...read more