Tag Archives: carry each other’s burdens

Heavy Lifting

Railroad workers recently left some railroad ties along the track behind our house in preparation for some upcoming repairs. Being a man, of course I wondered if I could lift one of them. I could not. I couldn’t even pick … Continue reading

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Good Support

Feeling nostalgic, I bought a pair of the old style Converse All-Star basketball shoes. The pair I chose are low-cut and black. I like the retro look of the shoes, but they aren’t as comfortable as the newer styles of … Continue reading

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A Little Help!

In the Summer Olympics of 1992 at Barcelona, British sprinter Derek Redmond was competing in the quarterfinals of the 400 meter race. Halfway through the race Redmond tore a hamstring and collapsed on the track. The agony on his face … Continue reading

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She Ain’t Heavy

On May 14, 13-year-old twin sisters Claire and Chloe Gruenke were competing in the 800-meter race at the junior high state track meet in Illinois when Chloe suddenly felt something “pull and pop” in her thigh. The pain forced her … Continue reading

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