Sometimes we lose sight of the bigger picture

IN A college soccer game in California two weeks ago, Harrison Hill scored for Westmont College against Azusa Pacific University. The names are obscure, but the story deserves to be famous. It was told in the Los Angeles Times by Bill Plaschke. “Hill turned and ran. He ran past the teammate who at this moment owned only the uniform on his back. He ran past a teammate who had prepared for the game by searching Craigslist for a place to sleep. He ran off the field and into the arms of one who had lost more than any of them.” The previous week, Westmont coach (and father of five) Dave Wolf lost his house in a wildfire. Hill hugged the teary-eyed Wolf, lifted him up and whispered: “This is the first brick in your new house.” more

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