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Giving God credit

What a wonderful time it was to watch the 2004 Olympic events. The coverage was excellent and America’s dominance was fantastic. Watching our athletes win gold medals in so many of the races and other events was thrilling beyond measure, yet there was something that I could not help notice during some of the interviews that came after certain contests.

Many gold medal winners responded by giving thanks to the Lord and others gave glory to God. Incredible! One group of gold medal American runners even made a circle after their race and kneeled down and said a prayer. What a wonderful testimony which American Olympic men and women athletes have left us, and the humility of so may of them is truly a light to the world. The lesson learned is not only that of achievement but of giving proper acknowledgment to God who makes that achievement possible.

For each and every day there is a race to be won, yet for America let it always be shown by how fast can she give of her heart and to God.



Chuck Frank

Penn Valley


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