Which way would you run?

The Boston Marathon: a day all about running, attended by thousands of dedicated runners,  has become a world wide iconic event.  Yesterday was no exception.  Runners and press from around the world were at the marathon. Thousands more gathered as...

State of the Union

Last night was the annual State of The Union address by the President of the United States. This is a tradition that has long standing in our country. I must admit that over the years I rarely miss watching one of these annual speeches. Depending on the year I either,...

Invasive vs. Non-Invasive

Working with high school students, I see a lot of youth with sports injuries.  I can name a long list of students who have torn their ACL, “blew out their knee”, or “tore up their shoulder”.   Not too many years ago, each of these included going “under...

Now I know… the sequel

In my last GodPonder, I reflected on those “light bulb” events in our life that make us utter the words “Now I know…”  As I was reading through Genesis the other day, I came across the phrase yet again.  This time it is in the story of Abraham and Isaac from...

“Now I know…”

Have you have had a “Now I know” moment?  I’m sure we all have had many of them, those moments when either because of failure or success we can say, “Now I know.” A few weeks ago I took my neighbor Mike up on his offer to use the new smoker on his grill.  It...