CROWELL’S WAR ON CANCER

“Cancer cannot steal my joy, rob me of hope, or destroy my love for life and people.” The past decade has been some of the best years of my life. One day as I walked out of Inland Imaging after...

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LIFE IS HARD

“Once we admit life is hard, it is no longer difficult.” – Scott Peck It baffles me when people; notably Fred Crowell, think we deserve an easy life. Somehow the tendency is to believe if we are a good person...

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GOOD NEWS – GREAT NEWS

The Apostle James encourages us to consider trouble when it comes our way, to be an opportunity for great joy. Common sense tells us this is foolishness, however, the Bible clearly states that God's ways are not our ways. His...

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Dear Fellow Cancer Fighters:

This morning the candle is lit here in my home office. Prayers for your courage, faith, and hope have been offered to our loving Heavenly Father in the glorious name of Jesus. I am praying especially for Judy, a...

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THE LAW OF HELP

Many of us have heard "HELP!" from a child. Sometimes this means the child is in danger or perhaps just needs assistance or support. Maybe any help will make a situation better or more achievable. Other times it is a plea...

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RECOVERY RATE

The best athlete in my lifetime of coaching was gentle and kind, yet super competitive, his name was Jonathon Stringier. Jonathon was our star center at the U of Alaska. His 21 rebounds and 21 points per game powered the...

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JOY OF FATHERHOOD

What are the two most important qualities of father excellence in teaching Lifeball to children? My life experience in being a teacher/coach and a father, tell me children crave father figure leadership.   When young people find an adult worthy of...

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LAMPS AND LIGHTS

Lamps and lights are favorites of mine, more than the average person. My wife will agree with that. She will tell you how an extraordinary desk lamp at a Spokane home show caught my attention. I wanted to purchase...

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THE CLIMB

When we stop climbing, facing the challenges life presents every day, we lose our mission and purpose. For the toddler, the climb is learning  to stand and then walk. For the young child, the climb is learning to read. ...

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TRUTH IS DEAD, NOT GOD

There was a time in my life when transcendent truth, or absolutes, was accepted as reality. Not today. Such acceptance is dead and gone. Today what matters is one's personal opinion, not another's opinion. Frankly, I am in shock at the...

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