A Prayer For the Oakland Raiders and All Of the Children

July 1, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Sometimes it is good to stop and think about the heartbreak and pain of others, especially as it relates to the loss of a child. Many of us spend so much time writing, working, cheering, and blogging about our beloved team, the Oakland Raiders. I hope that we pay a good deal of attention to the children in our communities.
The recent accidental death of a precious two-year old broke my heart. I saw a picture of the round-faced, good-looking kid, and in the tradition of my family, I said a prayer for the family.
There is a phrase I have heard, "gain the whole world and lose your soul." I therefore think, "What would it mean to gain the whole world but to lose a child." For me, it is a difficult thought.
Yes, we will continue to cheer for the Oakland Raiders, hoping for more victories. Yes, we can stop for a moment and be silent as we remember the loss of Randall Cunningham, a former NFL player, minister, and father of three other children. The two-year old was his yo...

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