“Home Is Where You Are”

Last weekend at Wartburg College, Pastor Ramona Bouzard delivered the Homecoming sermon.  She told the story of Naomi and her daughter-in-laws, Ruth and Orpah.  All three women were widowed after the deaths of their husbands.  Naomi made the decision to leave Moab and return to her home in Bethlehem and insisted Ruth and Orpah return to their homes where they…

Sports and News Links (The Day After The “Big Game”)

There’s some news and interesting stories that may have flown under the radar over the past week.  Let’s check some Sunday reading before settling down to watch pro football or whatever suits your fancy.  ESPN has been the king of sports coverage and have withstood most of their competitors.  Could that change now with the…

Sports and News Links – July 7, 2011

It has been awhile since I done some scouring the web to find some stories that are interesting and worth checking out.  Then again, as busy as I have been over the past two weeks, I haven’t been able post regularly as I would like to. Let’s get to the business. The dominoes continue to…

“Let Them Own It”

Recently, I’ve noticed how people are obsessed with getting revenge or demanding their recourse over things that have happened to them, or something that was said to them.  They feel the urge to respond to everything angrily and emotionally.  No wonder why we’re on a one-way trip to a nervous breakdown.  This week, a 2…

The Last Great Barrier: The Locker Room

Over the past few days, four individuals revealed in different stories that they were coming out as gay.   CNN anchor Don Lemon, Phoenix Suns executive Rick Welts, former Villanova University basketball player Will Sheridan, and Jared Max, a sports radio host on ESPN 1050-AM in New York.  All but Lemon are directly linked to the sports world:  one as…