Today I made the decision to put down my trusted friend of 13 1/2 years, my dog Red. He was a golden retriever, the 3rd we've enjoyed in my adult years. Red came along while one of my sons was away at college and the other was a 16 year old in high school. In many ways that made him more of my dog than the first two.…Continue
I've just finished my first season as a boys high school golf coach. At one point during the season I came up with these 2 words for them to think about before hitting any shot. The same applies to life.
In golf, you Consider, the lie, how the ball is laying, in high grass or tightly mown grass, this has a huge effect on the outcome. Next you may consider wind, downwind, in your face, or crosswind. Consider, elevation changes,…Continue
This probably sounds morbid to some but let me explain. I've heard people say, when it's my time to go, I hope it happens in my sleep, or it's sudden, quick etc.
Usually I've heard that from someone who has been around an aging parent or grandparent and had to watch them die. I recall a preacher who once preached a sermon on, there are worse things than death!
Many times a person might say this because they don't want to be a burden on anyone, let alone the…Continue
A passion of mine for some time has been golf. There are many life lessons I've learned from the game and have been fortunate to share with others. I was recently named head coach of the boys golf team at our local high school and am doing a sports camp next week at our local church camp.
You see many swings on the golf course but the one that is probably the most flawed is a lack of follow thru. If a person doesn't…Continue