Mound Visits, 11/25/20

Below is a definition of the word “let.” not prevent or forbid; allow. Many times I don’t let or allow good things to happen in my life because I continue to hang on to negative things such as worry and control. Many times we don’t allow God to bless us with peace because we hang […]

Mound Visits, 11/24/20

How can I make a difference? How can I serve God in my work place? We can all make an impact by encouraging our families, our co-workers, our students or players with a kind word. “Anxiety weighs down the heart, but a kind word cheers it up.” (Proverbs in 12:25) Keith Madison SCORE International

Mound Visits, 11/20/20

Men and women of faith have struggles in life like everyone else. The difference is that whenever we are alone physically, we can know that God is with us, “…and they will call Him Immanuel—which means, ‘God with us.’” “We can easily forgive a child who is afraid of the dark; the real tragedy of […]

Mound Visits, 11/19/20

My prayer this morning is that followers of Christ all over the world would have courage, through the Holy Spirit, to share this Good News: …“The word is near you; it is in your mouth and in your heart,” that is, the message concerning faith that we proclaim: If you declare with your mouth, “Jesus […]

Mound Visits, 11/17/20

It’s better to have a big goal and reach half of it than to have no goal and reach all of it. “You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream.” (C.S. Lewis) “Commit to the Lord whatever you do, and he will establish your plans.” (Proverbs 16:3) Keith […]

Mound Visits, 11/13/20

Very seldom do I ever purposely use a theme, quote or verse that I’ve used before…but there is a reason. “Don’t look behind you, somebody will be gaining on you.” (The great Satchel Paige) If we keep our eyes focused on the finish line, we will complete the race. The writer of Hebrews knew what […]

Mound Visits, 11/12/20

Many times when I think of my former players a specific memory about them comes to mind…a heart to heart conversation , a funny incident, a great catch, a game winning hit or perhaps a way that I could have handled an off the field challenge better. Most of all, I am thankful for each […]

Mound Visits, 11/11/20

Join me in prayer today for the isolated, the unemployed, those in hospitals and nursing homes and for the transition of leadership in America. Maya Angelou once said, “I’ve learned that you shouldn’t go through life with a catchers mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.” The thing we […]

Mound Visits, 11/7/20

Several days ago I attempted to post something positive and uplifting on Twitter. There was so much negativity about political candidates I just wanted people to see something encouraging about a different topic. One person reacted in a very cynical, condescending way. My competitive nature and my pride wanted to respond and set this gentleman […]