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Bob Jones

Captain Canada

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Ya gotta love Christine Sinclair. I hoped to see Sinclair captain the Canadian Womens Olympic Soccer Team to an improbable victory over the heavily-favoured US team. Sinclair is a warrior if ever there was one. I had the pleasure of watching her compete in Edmonton in the U19 FIFA World Championship in August 2002. Game after game for Canada she was the best. Even though Canada lost to the US, Sinclair was named the Tournament MVP with 10 goals. Since then she has become known as one of the most consistent women’s soccer players in the world. She is a 7-time winner as Canadian Soccer Player of the Year and nominated 5 times as World Soccer Player of the year….

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FUEL FOR GOLD

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Tamara Oudenaarden is a retired Canadian speed skater and was a member of the Winter Olympic Team in 2010. Tamara is also a believer and a friend. I asked her to talk about one of the least observable but vitally important parts of Olympic training and how she applies that to faith. Fuel For Gold “Training is a major aspect of sport but something that people look past is the recovery which is an essential part of an athlete’s world. Fueling your body with the right things at the right time, or jumping into cold bath’s or pulling on your recovery tights are so important if you want to keep your performance level up day after day. Its essential to…

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Are Your Beliefs Livable?

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Your beliefs play a determining role in how you view life.  Your mind uses your beliefs to create your personal view of the real world. Wherever you are, its your beliefs that have gotten you there. Children, have beliefs impressed on them that are quotable, but not necessarily livable. For instance… · “Chocolate milk comes from brown cows.” · “If you swallow a seed, a plant will grow inside you.” · “If you swallow chewing gum it will stay in your stomach for 7 years.” · “Ice cream vans only play music when they’ve run out of ice cream.” We can be attracted to a belief because of its sheer beauty. Some beliefs are attractive because they appear to unify…

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