Tag Archives: Prevent Defense

God Made Me This Way

“God made me this way!” “Really!  Do you really believe God made you a grumpy, self-centered, impatient clod?” … the conversation paused. Now, I would understand if someone who believes in evolution and unintelligent design said this.   I would also pity … Continue reading

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Guard Your Heart

The NCAA March Madness Basketball Tournament is not a good place for the faint-hearted or over-confidant. If you dare, ask a Duke or Missouri fan this morning how they are feeling.  Both lost in big upsets to teams everyone was … Continue reading

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Temptations have come in like a flood!

They always do! Growing up near a river and the beach taught me a valuable lesson, water always wins!  Water invades space with the same persistent power that a weed uses to split concrete and rise up in the tiniest of … Continue reading

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Over My Head

I grew up in the water.  Swimming at the beach is my second nature. My favorite time to swim is when the surf is rough, as waves rise and fall with great force, when it is clear the water is … Continue reading

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I Have Kicked My Drug Addiction

I have been drug-free for a whole week.  Until last Thursday evening I was popping pills left and right … pain killers, steroids, and muscle relaxants.  I had to do something to mask my back pain.  I was living in … Continue reading

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Man-to-Man vs Zone Defense

When it comes to playing defense, do you prefer man-to-man or zone? I love Man-to-Man Defense, but it has one major problem, everyone on the team must play it well.  One open receiver on a football team can score the … Continue reading

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