Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Lesson From Blade Runner

If you’ve been watching the Olympics at all, you’ve certainly heard of him. He’s one of the most talked about participants in the 2012 games. His nickname is Blade Runner and for good reason, Oscar Pistorius from South Africa lost … Continue reading

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What Motivates You?

He’s the oldest Olympian taking part in the 2012 London Games, and at 71 he’s the most respected. Meet¬†Hiroshi Hoketsu from Japan. He first entered the Olympics in 1968 where he competed in Equestrian Jumping. His second time at the … Continue reading

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Not Good Enough

We have been considering the Olympics in light of marriage – applying the analogy of a good Olympian to a good marriage. Yesterday we watched as Michael Phelps went for his 18th medal in swimming the 200m butterfly. If he … Continue reading

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Who Is Yours?

Every athlete, no matter what country they represent, has one. The athletes listen to their every word and look to them first for their approval after their performance. In watching the Olympics I’ve been struck by their influence.¬†Who is this … Continue reading

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