Perspective is Everything!

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In this world of manly behavior where we beat our chests when we hit a home run or score a goal in hockey, I thought I’d share how one man dealt with his greatest weakness. Greg Laurie is Pastor of Harvest Fellowship in Southern California and shares this devotion this morning. The most manly thing we can do is pray! …

The World Cup

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I have to admit: soccer, excuse me, football, has little interest to me. The World Cup just concluded this past week and France has taken the title for the 2nd time in World Cup history. I’m told that is huge. Also, let it be know that the World Cup final is the most watched sporting event on the planet! It’s …

All Stars

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The major league baseball season has reached its halfway point and the Seattle Mariners are the surprise of the league. Their record is 57-34 and they are solidly 6 games ahead of Oakland for the wild card birth and only 3 games behind last year’s World Series Champion Houston Astros. It appears that the Mariners will be in the playoffs …

Joylessness

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The NBA finals are heading for game 3 with the Golden State Warriors leading 2-0. Lebron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers ran into a wall in California this weekend at Oracle Arena in Oakland. Game one came down to a final free throw that, if it went in, would have won the game for Cleveland, but it did not. The …

Memorial Day

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For most Americans, it’s just a day off from work. Many don’t stop to take the time to understand just what Memorial Day truly means. Today’s blog will explain the meaning and help us remember those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our freedoms. Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men …

Time for Fishing

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We finally got out for our first day of fishing this year. A quick Saturday morning trip to Hayden Lake on a beautiful day was just what the doctor ordered. It wasn’t great fishing as we caught 4 small bass in the one-pound range, but it was a great day. As the saying goes, “The worst day fishing is better …

The Process of Elimination

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The NBA playoffs have finished round one and are moving into the Conference Semi’s. No real surprises in Round One but here’s the recap… IN THE EAST Toronto Raptors beat the Washington Wizards in 6 games Boston Celtics beat the Milwaukee Bucks in 7 games Philadelphia 76ers beat the Miami Heat in 5 games Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Indiana Pacers …

Don’t Live by Your Feelings

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For those of you who are NBA junkies, the playoffs have just started. The favorites are the Houston Rockets (65-17), the Toronto Raptors (59-23), the Golden State Warriors (58-24), and the Boston Celtics. (55-27) Being born and raised in California, I am naturally rooting for the Warriors and Steph Curry. Anyway you slice it, this time of the year is …

America’s Pastime

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This past week witnessed opening day baseball around the US. In a news opinion, Britt McHenry who works for a local news channel in Washington, DC and was a reporter for ESPN for 4 years writes these words, “On Major League Baseball’s opening day Thursday, hope springs eternal across the country. Even as Chicago Cubs fans shiver in their puffy …

No Joy in Mudville

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Remember the last line of the famous poem Casey at the Bat? “There is no joy in Mudville, Mighty Casey has struck out.” Much like Mighty Casey, our Bulldogs struck out this past weekend to exit from March Madness. They gave it a valiant effort but just couldn’t overcome poor free throw and 3 point shootings. Now we are down …