We Haven’t Been Up to Bat Yet

This week’s Words for the Week is a tongue in cheek message that resonates a real truth

Temptation tries to blind us to other possibilities. Consider this, for example.

A business man driving home from work one day saw a little league baseball game in progress. He decided to stop and watch. He sat down in the bleachers and asked a kid what the score was.

“We’re behind 14 to nothing,” the boy answered with a smile.

“Really,” the man responded. “I have to say you don’t look very discouraged.”

“Discouraged?” the boy asked with a puzzled look on his face. “Why should we be discouraged? We haven’t been up to bat yet.”

THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Every worthwhile accomplishment has a price tag attached to it. The question is always whether you are willing to pay the price to attain it — in hard work, sacrifice, patience, faith, and endurance. — John C. Maxwell

 

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2 Responses to We Haven’t Been Up to Bat Yet

  1. Discouragement is a temptation,
    when you’re up to here in gators,
    but dismay’s below my station,
    and so, dear blues, I’ll see you later.
    Cancer’s got me in a headlock,
    and it’s hard to draw full breath,
    but it’s in for quite a shock,
    when I refuse cold hand of death.
    Some say I should be resigned
    to dreams’ slow and lingering end,
    but I think that they will find
    that though I break, I do not bend.
    Don’t see my urn upon the shelf,
    for I am not fighting by myself.

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