We watched with awe and sadness as the fires ravaged the cathedral of Notre Dame. Millions watched, transfixed as the spire crumbled into the inferno. Crowds gathered along the streets in Paris to watch a special place of church and history crumble. Watching the clips on the news and reading the feeds, I felt a…… Continue reading Beyond the Cathedral
At best, I consider myself a casual hockey fan. I don’t follow all the games, only occasionally glance at the standings as the season goes on. As a sport, it is full of action and excitement, although sometimes I have trouble following the speeding puck. I was watching a game on a slow, lazy Sunday,…… Continue reading Small Acts of Kindness
For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction, as stated in Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion. Although Newton was arguing in terms of physics, I like to adopt the mindset of applying this to my personal life. For every one of my actions, thoughts, and words, there is a reaction onto others. …… Continue reading Mindful Actions for Positivity
One of the lasting lessons I received from my parents is the importance of being true to yourself, to look at yourself in the mirror and be satisfied with the reflection. The importance of being a good person, to be helpful, is the basis of my actions and thoughts. Perfection is always elusive, but the…… Continue reading What Do You See in the Mirror?
A few years back, I was reading a golf magazine, and one of the articles stated how Arnold Palmer’s autograph is worthless. The article stated that Arnold took great pride in this. Over his life, he autographed so many things, free of charge, and essentially flooded the market. The article contained an address to send…… Continue reading Arnold Palmer: Professionalism and Class
The summer can be a period of doldrums for most sport fans. For many people, the summer is the slow period before football season begins. Not only the NFL, but college football. Listen to any sports talk shows, or watch some ESPN, or other sports media broadcast, and there are sure to be more and…… Continue reading Academics Always First