A youth athlete's hour glass life

“Even children get older and I’m getting older too.” – Stevie Nicks, Landslide

People, we are ALL getting older. No matter where you’re currently at in your life – in your prime, or struggling to find purpose, or on a journey of self-discovery, or feeling overwhelmed, or daydreaming, or suffering, or goal setting, or swimming in circles, or soaking in the sunrise and sunset – I think it’s critical to remember that this time too shall pass.

None of us can escape the realization that this life too shall pass.

The years between when a child first picks up a ball out of curiosity to the time when he makes his last play in competition, that moment too shall pass.

So why do we, as adults, overly complicate the experience?

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GiveTheGameBack Turns 1!

Thanks to everyone who has supported the GiveTheGameBack movement thus far! Hard to believe Year 1 is in the books.

Because of you, GiveTheGameBack was able to contribute $100 to All Play Sports Complex to close out the year. All Play Sports Complex utilizes barrier free design concepts that allow people who have mobility impairments and other disabilities to fully enjoy sports and recreation.

This 501(c)(3) organization is the first recipient in an annual giving effort.