Tag Archives: reputation

On Knuckleballs and Marriage

 

Cy Young Award winner and knuckleball pitching ace R. A. Dickey has opened up about exposure to alcoholism, sexual abuse, and infidelity that affected his life. He speaks hope to those who struggle to be authentic.

 

Every detail of even a simple wedding is painstakingly planned and executed. Attire, flowers, and music are selected with care.  Grown men and women practice walking in and out, under the watchful eye of the wedding director. There is no room for spontaneity or surprise.

Unless, of course, you happen to be me, and just as vows are to be exchanged a 240-pound groomsman locks his knees and crashes to the floor in a dead faint.

Though I was not pleased at the time, that event was probably the best part of the whole ceremony.  Continue reading

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Reputation as an Idol

During the heart-breaking trial of Jerry Sandusky I wrote a letter to my 4 sons about the potential problems with pursuing a good reputation. I shared the letter on Facebook, and World Magazine picked it up and published it.

Click here to read “Reputation as an Idol.”