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Sports Spectrum Daily Devotional: Friday, July 5, 2019

“Whoever can be trusted with very little can also be trusted with much, and whoever is dishonest with very little will also be dishonest with much.” — Luke 16:10 

The Little Things

In sports, the athletes who get the most recognition are the ones who score the most points, hit the most home runs and throw the most touchdown passes. I love watching when a guy scores 60 points in a game or throws seven touchdown passes or hits four home runs. It’s awesome.

But to me, sports, very much like life, is about the little things. Those tiny, little moments when you may not get all the accolades, or even see your name in the box score, but you might make that key block in a football game or hit that ground ball to move the runner over from second to third base.

The little things matter in sports. They also matter in life.

As you go about your week, and you go through the motions of each day, stop for a moment and savor the little things.

Enjoy the simple chirp of a bird, the quiet moment of rest, the person holding the door open for you, the smell of bacon (oh bacon, how I love you!) and even that screaming baby.

Cherish them. Embrace them.

And above all, enjoy the still, small voice that continues to remind us each day how much we’re loved and valued by our Creator.

— Jason Romano, Sports Spectrum Podcast host

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