Archive | May, 2016

Faithful Patience

Proverbs 16: 32 Better a patient person than a warrior, one with self-control than one who takes a city. I smirked when I read an article entitled “Training for Patience” (https://prosportpsychsym.wordpress.com/2011/04/11/training-for-patience/).  In it the author recalls a time when he had to remind a coach to be patient with his athlete; he reminded the coach that […]

The Art of Appreciation

1 Thessalonians 5: 18 give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus. I have heard many athletes say “I ain’t no role model”.  I understand what they are saying.  They happened to be extremely talented athletic children who likely devoted significant time playing the sport they love.  Perhaps it […]

Grumbling Against God

Numbers 11: 5 We remember the fish we ate in Egypt at no cost—also the cucumbers, melons, leeks, onions and garlic. 6 But now we have lost our appetite; we never see anything but this manna!” There is one concept in professional sports that I have a really tough time understanding – salary renegotiation.  I’ve seen it numerous […]