MAN’S BEST FRIEND

When neighbors are out walking their dogs, my favorite question is: "Who is having the most fun -- you or the dog?" Of course, the answer is always the same: "The dog." As I have watched dogs, all seem to exhibit...

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GOOD AND UPRIGHT

"The Lord is good and does what is right," Psalm 25:8. Today my trustworthy friend, Roger Dorway, of many years sent me these inspiring words: "Another great Psalm for your viewing pleasure is Psalm 25. I found it particularly uplifting...

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PRIME OVER 50

by: Darin Burt / in Prime Living, Spokane CDA Living Fred Crowell, 76 Every winning coach has a game plan and a playbook. Fred Crowell was the head basketball coach at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, then as the first coach for Athletes...

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GIVING TUESDAY – A Personal Invitation from Fred Crowell

After Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it's time to give back!  Giving Tuesday is today!  It is the charitable counterpart. For us, it is the opportunity to share the gift of influencing youth positively at athletic camps. Won't you,...

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TAKE AND RECEIVE

St. Ignatius's TAKE AND RECEIVE prayer is one of my most favorite prayers. Multiple times daily these are the words of my mouth. May they be yours as well. "Take, Lord, and receive all my liberty; all my knowledge, my understanding,...

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THE CHECK LIST

When the grind of life is so intensive, the human brain cannot process all that needs to be done without mistakes. A checklist has been proven to be an effective tool. For many years, the checklist was the way business...

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THEREFORE IMPLIES ACT LOGIC, Part 2

At Thanksgiving, we can be grateful for new hearts with new garments to put on. As St. Paul continues his logic in Colossians 3, he encourages us to dress daily with love: Compassion - Love coming from a tender heart (and perhaps even...

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WORLD OF PEOPLE AND THINGS

“If you love things more than people you will use people to get things, if you love people more than things you will use things to help people.” One of my favorite men gave up his high school football job...

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THANKFUL BEATS UNTHANKFUL

As in the lyrics of "Ungrateful Eyes," do we ever stop and watch the stars shine? This may give us a clue if we are thankful or unthankful. Being thankful in the midst of the unthankfulness is similar to: Being comfortable in...

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THEREFORE IMPLIES EXACT LOGIC , Part 1

One of my favorite places I find the "therefore" logic is in the Bible. St. Paul carefully uses his vast intellect and exceptional educational training to set forth a logical case in Colossians 3. It is loaded with reasoning since the old...

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