TCOB-TAKE CARE OF THE BALL

"Guard your heart above all else for it determines the course of your life.” Proverbs 4:23 In my view, basketball is not the only game, but the best game. I began loving basketball at age 4 when my father took me...

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?

Everybody is selling something. What's for sale and are we willing to pay the price are critical questions. Years ago, Susie and I pulled into a car dealership to look at cars, not to buy. I still see that salesman...

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CROWELL’S GUT CHECK

Existential Self Diagnosis -ESD Between 1971 and 1975 hundreds of people came to NW Counseling Services for family and personal counsel. The following test was an instrument I designed to help with making an accurate diagnosis so that a correct...

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GOD CREATED HUMAN BEINGS

Then God said let us make human beings in our image to be like ourselves... Then God looked over all He had made, and saw that it was very good! Even in the midst of living in a magnificent garden the...

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EQ MORE VALUABLE THAN IQ

"Emotional Intelligence is the most important, yet least taught skill in education." Fred Crowell. One of the many benefits of going on vacation is think time. No cell phone, no race horse living. Lots of think time. My mind during vacation is like...

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WHAT HAPPENED?

"Days are long sometimes. Very long, but life is way too short, way to brief."  -Fred Crowell 30 years ago, Fred Crowell was living in what he calls the Golden Era of Life. Dad traveled everywhere to basketball camps, son...

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FOUNDATIONAL PRINCIPLES

Knowledge and understanding of the following three principles give meaning and purpose to life.   Foundational Principle #1 Where did I come from when I was born? Foundational Principle #2 What am I doing here? Foundational Principle #3 Where do I go when life ends? It has been...

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MEANINGLESS IS MEANINGLESS

What has been will be again, what has been done will be done again; there is nothing new under the sun. Is there anything of which one can say, “Look! This is something new”? It was here already, long ago; it was here before our...

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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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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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