By Del Duduit What are sports all about? Athletic competition is supposed to bring out the best in all of us. This moment happens when hours of practices pays off and the player realizes his or her potential. The instance doesn’t have to result in a victory, but the fact that they accomplished what they… Continue reading What are sports about?
NOTE: Five years ago today, my sister-in-law, Dee Dee, passed away at the age of 46 after her third battle with ovarian cancer. My wife, Angie, wrote a letter to her to catch her up on our family's lives. Here is what she wrote as today's guest blogger: Dear Dee Dee: We miss you. More… Continue reading Dear Dee Dee
By Del Duduit When Tim Tebow first heard about a “Jesus Prom,” he thought it was a cool idea. The Tim Tebow Foundation was about to turn five years old, and he wanted to do something special for the occasion. The executive director for his foundation knew about the “Jesus Prom” that was held each… Continue reading Do Your Best to “Shine”
By Del Duduit Life. Death. Two magnificent words with two different meanings. Yet, they are intertwined. Just a few short months ago, we experienced the joy of life when our grandson was born. He’s a blast and cuddly. He has his entire future ahead of him. I grew up in a normal home and had… Continue reading Life and Death
By Del Duduit What motivates you to become better? For some, it might be carrying on a family tradition. It could mean you are the first in your household to achieve a major milestone. Others view fear as a motivating factor in life. No one wants to fail. Last year, my literary agent and friend,… Continue reading What is your Motivation?
By Del Duduit Uncertainty. No one enjoys the feeling. But some of us experience it often. It refers to situations that are unknown – and can give birth to uneasy emotions about predictions of the future. No one knows what’s going to happen tomorrow – except God. We all have planners and make reservations for… Continue reading Wait for the “Dey” God has Planned
By Del Duduit Tomorrow is the day when people establish some unrealistic goals for the upcoming year. Instead of going to Walmart, men and women will shove themselves into an unfamiliar gymnasium in hopes of building that perfect and trimmed down body. Of course, they will do this after they watch all the college bowl… Continue reading My Resolutions for 2020
By Del Duduit This past Sunday, I witnessed the final scene in the movie It’s a Wonderful Life. Spoiler alert for those few who have never taken the time to watch the 1948 Frank Capra classic, which includes one of my daughters-in-law, so you may want to ignore this post since I might give away… Continue reading Do You Have A Wonderful Life?
By Del Duduit There is nothing more fulfilling than taking time on a cold winter’s night to sing Christmas carols to the elderly and those who are shut in. Angie and I, along with several members of the Rubyville Community Church, did that again last night. We’ve done it since I can remember, and it… Continue reading In the Silence of the Night
By Del Duduit WARNING: Cheesy blog ahead: With Christmas Day next week, I wanted to write a post and stay within the Spirit of the Season. I wrote about some of my favorite Christmas songs a couple of weeks ago and last week described how going caroling can make someone who is alone feel overwhelmed… Continue reading Christmas is a time for Movies