Posts tagged "football"

Keeping the Sabbath

Today’s Gospel talks about “keeping the Sabbath.”  Over the years, I think we’ve lost sight of that. I remember when I was growing up everything was closed on Sunday.  Grocery stores, retail, everything.  Our home was not a religious one, so we didn’t attend any kind of services.  Some of our neighbors did. I remember as... Read more »

Get it Through Your Heads: Athletes Are Not Role Models!

Thursday’s Chicago Tribune’s front page was strewn with articles about the new book written about Walter Payton and revelations of his drug use, philandering and an illegitimate child. And this surprises people?  I am not a sports fan.  I ride the bandwagon every once in a while when on that rare occasion, one of our sports teams... Read more »

Just Like Sports; Faith is an Action

For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him might not perish but might have eternal life. – John 3:16 I don’t think I know of anyone who doesn’t know this scripture verse.  Athletes put it on their faces or armbands, the people at these... Read more »

Prayers for Da Bears!

From Suzy (stolen from Don): Our Father, Who art in Chicago, football be thy game. Thy championship come, thy play be run, at home as it is aways! Give us this day our Sunday win, and forgive us our turnovers, though we pounce on those who turnover against us, and lead us not into fourth... Read more »