By Del Duduit This weekend marked the official beginning of the Christmas season. And no, I’m not referring to Black Friday. That’s a day set aside by retailers as a real life pay-per-view boxing match. I avoid that day and stay hunkered down and nearly unconscious from my food-induced coma. But what I mean is… Continue reading What Did Mary Know?
By Del Duduit The cornerstone of the Christian religion is centered around faith. We believe Jesus Christ was born of a virgin, lived a sinless life, was crucified for our sins and rose three days later to defeat death and the grave. Simple. Right? That's our faith. Webster says it’s “complete trust or confidence in… Continue reading Is Your Faith Impossible?
By Del Duduit I hate it. Just when I am supposed to feel good about circumstances in my life – boom – I am hit with feelings that are the opposite. I can’t control them either, and that makes it more frustrating. Over the past several months, some awesome events have taken place in my… Continue reading A Timely Encouragement
(NOTE: A portion of this post was banned from a newspaper because it did not fit the guidelines of the editorial board - so I decided to run it here.) By Del Duduit Trick or treat. In two days, our home in Southern Ohio will be visited by several little children (and a few… Continue reading Trick or Treat
By Del Duduit October! This is my favorite month of the year for many reasons. Football is in high gear while the MLB playoffs begin. October is the start of God making new colors to decorate the leaves and crisp evenings with family around the fire pit. It’s the time to sort through and find… Continue reading I love October!
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 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 This past weekend, Angie and I were in Pittsburgh for a special event. I was joined by Clint Hurdle, the manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates, on Saturday at the Barnes and Noble at the Waterfront in Homestead, PA, just a few miles from the Steel City. Together, we autographed my book, Dugout… Continue reading “It’s a New Day”
By Del Duduit Are you content with who you are in life? Have you ever dreamed of being famous? If someone would place a label on you, what would it be? My friend, Steve Free, faced all of these questions throughout his wonderful musical career and has some pretty solid answers. The Northwest High School… Continue reading What is Your Genre?
By Del Duduit This past weekend, I was the recipient of a generous act of kindness. And so was an entire high school baseball team. A few weeks ago, I was contacted by a local resident of the community who asked if I would consider speaking to the Minford High School baseball team about my… Continue reading An Act of Anonymous Kindness