THE MESSAGE FOUND ME! It’s more than a book about baseball.

  13.12.2012   admin   Uncategorized   3 Comments

 AMAZON  |  BARNES AND NOBLE  | INDIGO  | BOOKS A MILLION  |  POWELL’S The message found me. It was fun to meet  Darrel almost 28 years ago, get to know

Let baseball make a difference again with racial tension

  29.01.2017   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

The Jackie Robinson story was shown on TV recently.  I’m not sure how many times I’ve seen it but it captivates me every time it is on. It inspires and

A “winning hand” for a winning life.

I’m in way over my head when it comes to cards, but, even I know that 4 aces helps to make a winning hand. When combined with a King, it

A special place in the heart!

Since writing the book and giving the Your Life Matters message in speeches my view of the value of every life has expanded.   I don't want anybody to feel

Not dis-abled. Different-abled.

  3.07.2015   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

Looking back and forth at two stories of “disability” expands my view of  life and love. Steve Roloff lives life by looking at the abilities and opportunities he has.  He

Not “just-a” disabled guy/girl

  28.06.2015   Dan   Uncategorized   No comments

           Dear Friend, When I met Rick Santorum this weekend, if hearing him speak and getting him to sign the book, Bella’s Gift, that he and his

No such thing as “Just-a” dad

My dad probably didn’t know how special he was.  His impact on my life was beyond measure.  But, in being faithful for a lifetime of manly responsibilities I think he

I’m just…

One of the worst things a guy can say about himself is, “I’m just….” “I’m just a roofer.”  “I’m just a kid.”  “I’m just an old retired guy.”  “I’m just an

Our Tribute to Ernie Banks–January 31, 1931-January 23, 2015

THE SECOND INNING—HEROES (From Welcome to the Big Leagues–Every Man’s Journey to Significance  pp. 23-35) Darrel’s Big League Hero Darrel met his hero in 1969, Darrel’s rookie year in the

Our tribute to Ernie Banks Continued

THE BOTTOM HALF OF THE SECOND INNING—HEROES Every Man Needs a Hero—Every Man Needs to Be a Hero “Even when I am old and gray, do not forsake me, my

Be ready when the game comes to you. Part 6

Your time will come. From page 154 of Welcome to the Big Leagues–Every Man’s Journey to Significance “Darrel, I want you to be ready when the game comes to you.”