Tag Archives: Baseball

‘Welcome to my world’ — God.

The sun throws itself across the entrance to Angels Stadium and dances on our happy faces. A dear friend’s gracious generosity has gifted us with excellent seats for the ball game. We have our red on. We’re ready. The weight … Continue reading

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From spring training to life

[This is my last Spring Training entry for 2018. I hope you’ve enjoyed it, especially those who followed along on Facebook. Thanks for coming along. Tomorrow we will return to the 12-step theme.] Okay, now it’s the second watch. It’s … Continue reading

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‘Go East Young Man’

By the time you are reading this, I will be cruising east on Interstate 10 towards Phoenix, Arizona. Destination: Tempe Diablo Stadium, where the spring training version of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will be playing the spring training version … Continue reading

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Going through baseball withdrawals

If you have a friend or family member who is super into baseball like me, please be advised of treacherous waters ahead starting today. Be ready to encounter some strange attitudes such as mild depression, lack of motivation, or they … Continue reading

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You can’t go back

So to complete the Father’s Day experience, it was the case of the two Papas at the ball game, sitting in the upper deck in the hot sun, trying to stay cool and root for the Angels, which, on this … Continue reading

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The difference between good and great

What’s the difference between good and great? That’s a question that affects a lot of what we do, from our jobs, to our ministries, to our service in the community, to what it means to be a father, mother, husband … Continue reading

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How to win and lose gracefully

I still can’t stop thinking about that World Series. It was surely one of the best in memory. Hard fought, civil and respectful — unlike that other battle that’s been going on that has its seventh game tomorrow.

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What the Cubbies lost when they won

Oh, somewhere in the favored land the sun is shining bright; The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light, And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout; But there is no joy in Mudville — mighty Casey … Continue reading

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