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 […]

Mound Visits, 11/3/20

God is very near us when we forgive others. “As I walked out the door toward the gate that would lead to my freedom, I knew if I didn’t leave my bitterness and hatred behind, I’d still be in prison.” (Nelson Mandela) “Love prospers when a fault is forgiven, but dwelling on it separates close […]

Mound Visits, 11/2/20

Yesterday our pastor shared what theologian John Wesley said about elections and voting: “October 6, 1774 To vote, without fee or reward, for the person they judged most worthy To speak no evil of the person they voted against, and To take care their spirits were not sharpened against those that voted on the other […]