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Seat of Humility

Mike Brown was hired as an assistant coach for the Golden State Warriors after last season’s NBA playoffs. When head coach Steve Kerr became unable to perform his duties as he battled extreme back pain, Brown took over the head … Continue reading

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Royally Humble

It is reported that Queen Elizabeth was once approached by some American tourists who did not recognize her. When they asked her if she “was from around here”, she nodded that she was. Then they asked, “Have you ever met … Continue reading

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All about Me

I was at a basketball game recently when I had a conversation with the two-year-old granddaughter of some friends. Or at least I tried to have a conversation with her. The discussion was very one-sided. The little girl had evidently … Continue reading

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Humble and Gracious

I just heard part of a speech that Hillary Clinton gave to her supporters the day after her upset loss to Donald Trump in the presidential election. She was quite humble and gracious in her remarks. This was a sharp contrast … Continue reading

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The Leadership of Tim Duncan

Basketball great Tim Duncan just announced his retirement, ending a 19-year career with the San Antonio Spurs. Long-time Spurs coach Gregg Popovich said that Duncan was “Irreplaceable.” Scott Layden, who spent four seasons as the Spurs assistant General Manager, said—“Leadership … Continue reading

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Be Safe!

George Vandeman wrote about a young man who was making his first climb in the Alps, accompanied by two experienced guides. It was a steep, hazardous ascent, but the young man felt secure with one guide ahead of him and … Continue reading

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Good Team Player

University of Kentucky men’s basketball coach John Calipari was the featured speaker at Gov. Matt Bevin’s prayer breakfast on February 16, 2016. The main focus of his message was putting others above yourself. Calipari told of the time when former … Continue reading

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Knowing Your Role

Peyton Manning, despite his declining physical skills that go with being a 39-year-old quarterback, led the Denver Broncos to a victory over the Carolina Panthers in Super Bowl 50. He did not look like the Manning of old, who would take … Continue reading

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Self-Assessment

My Uncle Herman had a dog that could play checkers, but he wasn’t all that impressed with his pet’s ability. He said, “I don’t know why everybody thinks that dog is so smart. I can beat him 2 out of … Continue reading

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Attitude of Forgiveness

Jase Robertson, one of the stars of the hit reality TV show Duck Dynasty, recently had an interesting experience in New York. When he asked an employee of the hotel where he was staying where he could find a bathroom, … Continue reading

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