By Del Duduit Hatred: To feel intense or passionate dislike for someone or something. What has to simmer in a person’s soul to bring about such a fierce feeling? I’ve always been told you have to love what you do, and this is especially true for professional athletes. In order to be successful, a player… Continue reading When love turns to hate
By Del Duduit Time. Compared to the riches of the world like fancy cars, enormous mansions and gadgets that will do practically anything desired with a few spoken words, time is the most precious, and wasted, of all commodities. You cannot replace it like a new sofa or a computer. Once the moment has passed,… Continue reading How do you spend time?
By Del Duduit On Thursday, we will celebrate July 4th—the 243rd anniversary of our independence as a nation. My church at Rubyville Community in rural Southern Ohio does it up right. We have fireworks set for Wednesday evening along with a patriotic service. Our church normally runs about 300 people on an average Wednesday night.… Continue reading Celebrate our Wonderful USA!
By Del Duduit A song can make a difference. It can lift your spirits, make you feel good, or sad, mellow or festive. Songs are a part of our fabric. Everything we do revolves around music. Me? I have a tendency to turn on Norah Jones, Elvis Presley or Billy Joel. My taste in music… Continue reading What’s in a Song?
By Del Duduit You never know who you will run into at the Super Bowl. This was the case for me last year in Minneapolis when I was presented with an opportunity to talk with the only player enshrined in two halls of fame. Kurt Warner is a player who is a member of both… Continue reading Are You Bold Enough?
By Del Duduit We just set foot on the slippery slope. The liberal Democrat-led state senate in Maine voted to legalize assisted suicide last week, and the governor, also a Democrat, is deciding whether to sign it into law. Maine Gov. Janet Mills has 10 days to sign the bill, which would permit doctors to… Continue reading What “Right to Die?”
By Del Duduit In many of my blog posts, I tend to tell stories about professional athletes or sporting events and incorporate an inspirational message. I don’t always do this, but if you have read my pieces, a majority of them are related to sports. Throughout my Twitter posts, you will find encouraging quotes from… Continue reading Total Teamwork in NYC
By Del Duduit Have you ever been blindsided by something that was not your fault? Perhaps you are zinging through life at a breakneck speed, and the trophy is in sight. Then out of nowhere, you crash into the wall at 230 MPH. This is exactly what happened to Zach Veach this past Sunday at… Continue reading Withstand the Crash
By Del Duduit I’m thrilled to have plans to attend the 103rd running of the Indianapolis 500 this weekend. Although I don’t follow racing as much as other sports, this event is one of the most exciting you will ever attend. The pageantry leading up to the race combined with nearly one million fans makes it… Continue reading Godspeed this Sunday
By Del Duduit Three years ago, a kid I coached in fourth-grade basketball made it big time in the world of auto racing. Zach Veach qualified for the world-famous Indianapolis 500 – “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing.” Although his first attempt ended with 45 laps to go when his engine failed on turn three, he… Continue reading Stay Focused at 230 MPH