How Saddam is Keeping Me in Shape (Albeit Inadvertently) (via “Thanks and thanks again to Him who offers to the man whom the sorrows of life have assaulted and left naked–offers to him the fig leaf of the Word with which he can cover his wretchedness.” -Søren Kierkegaard)

How Saddam is Keeping Me in Shape (Albeit Inadvertently) It just so happens that Saddam Hussein's Ba'athist regime built a youth center in our city back in the day. It's now the equivalent of an even more ghetto YMCA (if you can imagine that) with basketball, soccer and tennis courts and weekly practices and league events. Though my 'youth' years are in their twilight, the youth center still lets me play whenever I want (and I'm friends with the basketball coach–pictured below in the cap) and I've mad … Read More

via "Thanks and thanks again to Him who offers to the man whom the sorrows of life have assaulted and left naked–offers to him the fig leaf of the Word with which he can cover his wretchedness." -Søren Kierkegaard

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