Looking in All the Wrong Places

I just returned from a refreshingly brisk walk on a 38-degree, wet falling snow day in Minnesota. Thirty-eight degrees, however, is considered unseasonably warm for this time of year; say nothing of the previous two days' 50 degree marks. I rarely listen to music when I walk, opting instead to take in the beauty of the outdoors, reflect, or pray. On days like today, I animate God -- in the most … [Read more...]

End of the Season

Happy New Year! 2011 has come to a close, representing the end of a football season, the end of the holiday season, and more importantly, the end of one of the most difficult spiritual seasons of my life. I remember times when Mike, as both a player and a coach, would gather as a team the Monday after a dismal performance on the field the day before, and all but erase the … [Read more...]