Monthly Archives: July 2009

Cycling Devotion: When You See a Fellow Rider, Enjoy It

When you ride a bike in the mountains, or any long, out-of-the-way road, the only people you see are other riders. A couple of weeks ago, I rode from Tryon, NC up to Saluda, NC.  I left from a parking … Continue reading

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Jimmy Valvano Speech

If you’ve never watched this video, do so now. It is about 11 minutes or so, but it will inspire you and possibly change you. This speech was given by Jimmy Valvano, coach of the N.C. State basketball team, during … Continue reading

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Expectations of a Political Leader

President Obama’s pick for Surgeon General is a Doctor from Alabama, Regina Benjamin. Sounds innocuous enough, but the controversy surrounding her recently is the fact that she is fairly overweight. By fairly I mean obviously. Critics have been slamming the … Continue reading

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Perspective

I read this on the wall at Jimmy Johns in Columbia, SC and thought it was worth blogging about. Read it and comment.   How Much is Enough? The American investment banker was at the pier of a small coastal … Continue reading

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Book Review: Holy Roller by Julie Lyons

Holy Roller, by Julie Lyons, was a fantastic book. I didn’t know what to expect when I opened the book, but it was clear from the start, that this book was special. Having grown up in Pentecostal circles, this book … Continue reading

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Book Reviews: “Under the Distant Sky” and “A Gathering of Finches”

Under the Distant Sky by Al & Joana Lacy This was a “God-fearing” book, full of various circumstances in which the Copper family truly trusted the Lord in almost everything they did. They demonstrated the true meaning of “loving thy … Continue reading

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