Archive | November, 2016

Becoming a Doer

I participated in triathlons when the sport was in its infancy in the U.S. and Canada.  At that time a typical cycling leg would find athletes riding on all sorts of bikes including: classic 10-speeds, early versions of mountain bikes, but also some impressive racing bikes.  The top triathletes at the time had early carbon-fibre […]

Your Body is a Temple

Mark 11:  15On reaching Jerusalem, Jesus entered the temple area and began driving out those who were buying and selling there. The average person certainly requires some level of fitness and dexterity to take on most jobs whether that be working construction, or serving tables.  Few professions, however, are as dependent on their body as […]

Love your Enemy

There is nothing like sports rivalries to build fan excitement.  I remember classic battles between the Boston Celtics and LA Lakers in the 1970s & 80s.  In the NFL, the Cowboys and 49ers stand out in my mind.  In international sports, an intense rivalry developed between the US and Canadian women’s soccer team after a […]

Pain in the Desert

Psalm 84:  6 As they pass through the Valley of Baca, they make it a place of springs; When the average person hears the words “athletes’ off-season”, they probably think of a time of rest and relaxation.  When it comes to professional athletes they probably think that those athletes are spending their off-season lying around a […]