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At the start of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid, N.Y., the U.S. hockey team was little more than an afterthought.
The Soviets were seeded No. 1, and deservedly so. They had won five gold medals and one bronze in the previous six Olympics.
The U.S. team was seeded seventh.
The Soviets unleashed 30 shots in the first two periods to the United States’ 10. One dramatic save after another by goaltender Jim Craig kept the U.S. team close. Mark Johnson scored with one second remaining in the first period to tie it at 2 all, but the Soviets led 3-2 after two periods...
Believers are not immune from the storms of life, and in our fallen world, there are just as many suffering, hurting, and lost people within the sanctuary as there are outside the walls of the church. Just because we profess faith in Christ, there are no guarantees we will be exempt from the trials and tribulations that come with simply being human, including the ones that can rage through and ravage the mind, emotions, and the very soul of a person...
Christi and I did an exercise in premarital counseling that was extremely helpful for us. Our counselors asked us to separately write down in one column three characteristics of our respective families of origin that we wanted to carry into our marriage. Then, in the other column, we were to write down three that we did not want to bring into our own family. The exercise helped us to recognize patterns in our families of origin and empowered us to define how we could honor our families’ heritage.
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