LOVE TRUMPS ALL

One of my favorite hobbies is playing cards with friends. Bridge, Hearts, Pinochle, Casino, 10 To 1, Rummy and Cribbage are all card games I like.  Knowledge of the game rules is the first step to being a winner. Card smarts...

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WHO DO YOU SAY I AM?

The most important question ever asked of me was in September 1966. "Coach, before I leave, can I ask you a question?" "Yes, of course," I answered.  Thinking I was getting another basketball question, Dyson floored me when asked, "What do you think about Jesus...

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VAN GOGH – LOVING PEOPLE

Some amazing quotes by one of my favorite artists: "I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people." "Keep your love of nature, for that is the true way to understand art more and more." Vincent Van Gogh’s...

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JOY IS A PRECIOUS CHRISTMAS GIFT

A man has joy by the answer of his mouth - Proverbs 15:23 This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being a force of nature instead...

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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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GAME ON – Win the Moment!

Basketball has taught me that victory comes when you bounce back from difficulty. Lifeball is a far tougher game to play than basketball. Psalm 100 is my bedrock to come back from a rough day. I enter His gates with thanksgiving....

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TIME OUTS ARE VITAL

Athletics prove time outs are critically important. The mark of great coaches is having the skill to take the complex and make it simple. The mark of a gifted athlete is making a very difficult skill look easy to perform.  Taking time...

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PREPARE TO BE PREPARED

Being prepared for momentous sports, business or life events is not enough! Being prepared to be prepared is the crucial first step to winning. Competitors who have prepared to be prepared have a decided advantage over an opponent who has...

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RECOGNIZE THE VALUE OF APPRECIATION

"The ability to appreciate is a learned behavior. Mastery of this skill of seeing the full worth  in people, in creation and all life is the difference between being a positive or a negative human being." Fred Crowell.creation and...

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I JUST CALLED TO TELL YOU

Stevie Wonder made famous the song, I Just Called To Say I Love You with the popular lyrics, "I just called to say I love you; I just called to say how much I care." How does it impact you...

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