Running the Race for Gold

With the Olympics on our televisions every night, there’s been a lot of talk about several athletes breaking records for the number of medals being won by an athlete in a single Olympic games. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps now has 28 medals over the course of four Olympics, of which 23 are gold. 23 gold medals! I read recently that if Michael Phelps were his own country, he would rank 59th as the most decorated country since the first summer Olympics held in 1898.

As for me, I have often said that if dropping my phone without it breaking were…

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Choosing Bronze

maybe i should have posted this back when everyone still had Olympic fever, but this came to my mind while i was watching women’s gymnastics a couple weeks ago. but am just now getting it down in words.

we saw a lot of disappointed Americans walk away with the silver medal in the 2008 Olympic Games. be it because the Chinese cheated or maybe not… the night just didn’t go in the American’s favor.

but we have all been in disappointing situations where we feel cheated out of something. deserving of the gold but handed silver. i am speaking metaphorically of…

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