February 24, 2017 Login  

Love it, but...
Last Post 05/06/2014 10:12 AM by carl x. 3 Replies.
Printer Friendly
PrevPrev NextNext
You are not authorized to post a reply.
Author Messages


05/05/2014 11:48 AM
It still won't get me back in a church... http://www.npr.org/2014/05/05/309653656/blessed-be-thy-bicycle-new-york-riders-roll-into-church


05/05/2014 01:05 PM
Interesting comments! One that is in there twice is the one about the ceremony in Michigan after the passing of the motorcycle no-helmet law and a rider dying on the way home.

A saying I have heard a number of times is"God won't do for us what we can do for ourselves." Kinda like the story of the man in his house in way of a coming flood. A truck pulls up and offers him a ride to high ground. "No, I am waiting for God to save me". The water comes. A fellow arrives in a boat offers a ride. Same answer. Water rises more. A helicopter comes to pull him off the roof. Same answer. At the pearly gates, the man asks "God, why didn't you save me? I put all my faith in you?" God answered "I tried. I sent you a truck, a boat and a chopper."

In traffic, we still have to do our part. But I will never close the idea on the idea that there can be more. Twice on bike I have been in situations that should have been my end. 2nd time, I knew I was looking at my death. A dump truck turning right and I was about to hit the side in front of the rear wheels. It straightened out and I rode past on its right. I had my angel sitting sitting in the passenger seat and she yelled that I was there.

I regularly pray and meditate. But I have never prayed for myself. What works for me is a prayer asking what I am supposed to do today. In the famous acronym of racing sailors, KISS, keep it simple, stupid!



05/06/2014 10:06 AM
I read the bible. best work of fiction with a morality theme out there.


05/06/2014 10:12 AM
i can think of a lot better fiction/morality. dr. suess comes to mind.
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives.
You are not authorized to post a reply.

Active Forums 4.1

Latest Forum Posts
My ride. Let's see yours! posted in The Coffee Shop

vehicle rules - UCI off to a good start posted in Professional Racing

Here we go (Lance on trial) posted in Professional Racing

The Classics are coming!! Your picks? posted in Professional Racing

Warms my heart posted in Professional Racing

My next crazy project posted in Gear Advice

I made the Steve Tilford show! posted in The Coffee Shop

No articles match criteria.
  Terms and Conditions | Privacy Policy  Copyright 2008-2013 by VeloNation LLC