Archive | August, 2016

When It All Ends

Isaiah 43: 7 everyone who is called by my name, whom I created for my glory, whom I formed and made.” The closing ceremonies draw to a conclusion with the extinguishing of the flame; the Olympic athletes who stood centre stage become faded memories.  Most athletes had spent every waking moment, over the past four years, preparing […]

Keeping the Rules

1 John 5 3 In fact, this is love for God: to keep his commands. And his commands are not burdensome, Years back my brother-in-law Mike and my sister would often come visit from Europe during the summer and we’d head up to the family cottage for at least a week.  With large grass fields, we would […]

A New Creation

2 Kings 22 2 He did what was right in the eyes of the Lord and followed completely the ways of his father David, not turning aside to the right or to the left. For years while I coached and while I observed our kids’ various teammates, I often observed that children demonstrated the same negative characteristics as their […]

Is your Candle Even Burning?

Matthew 5:  14 “You are the light of the world. A town built on a hill cannot be hidden. God-willing, if I’m still able to move with some agility at 70, I expect I will still have competitive juices flowing in my veins and at least my mind will have difficulty letting someone run past me with […]