Learn To Strike Out

Alabama University Softball Coach Patrick Murphy once said “Uncoachable kids become unemployable adults. Let your kids get used to someone being tough on them. It’s life, get over it”. In today’s world being offended or having your feelings hurt is the “end of the world” to so many. There is no longer competition in the fear that somebody will be upset when they don’t win, there is no longer prayer in public in fear that somebody of a different religion will be offended, and the biggest fear of all seems to be somebody having an opinion. Continue reading “Learn To Strike Out”

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Faith Doesn’t Make Sense It Makes Miracles

Flannery O’Connor once said “Faith is what someone knows to be true, whether they believe it or not”. Faith is a strange thing, it can’t be seen in a physical form, it can’t be touched or heard, it can only be felt in the person who has it. I’ve never been one to have much faith, not in myself, not in the world, and sadly not in God, which is strange because He spared me and saved me at such a young age. However true faith is something that I believe must be grown and sometimes it comes when we least expect it. Continue reading “Faith Doesn’t Make Sense It Makes Miracles”

A BitterSweet Life

Famous poet Percy Shelley said, “Our sweetest songs are those of saddest thought”. At 29 years old I can’t help but cry at my life. I cry for those I have lost, I cry for the regrets I can’t take back, and I cry for those who will never know how sweet life can be. I also praise His name for the time I had with those I lost, I praise His name for the lessons I learned with each regret, and I praise His name for the bittersweet life I was given, because if it wasn’t for the bitter I would never know how sweet my life truly is. Continue reading “A BitterSweet Life”