How to always be a winner

Posted on Jul 14, 2017 | 6 Comments
How to always be a winner

Sports can be very competitive with all participants competing for one prize. But there’s a way you can walk off court feeling like a winner every time whether you gain the highest score or not. Here’s a vlog explaining how.

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  1. Nergish
    July 14, 2017

    Thank you so much Evan for the lovely video clip, (vlog) explaining us so beautifully, as to how we should play the game well. First of all one should listen for God’s directions, then better the game by closely watching the good players and learning from them, and most importantly enjoy the game. Being a Good Sportsmanship is more important than who wins the game.
    Having a spiritual goal when you play is of paramount importance. The goal to learn how to be a better player and a better person, spiritual mindedness, feeling closer to God and expressing God better as you play the game.
    Very very important to retain your poise and grace under pressure. To remain graceful and grateful always.

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  2. Christine
    July 14, 2017

    Another wonderful vlog, Evan, and so helpful in applying to all our activities and one spiritual goal! Thank you for SpiritView, your many contributions to Church, and your healing work in so any ways, blessing all!

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  3. Josef
    July 14, 2017

    Evan, beautiful vlog. Athletics is a great vehicle to teach life’s valuable lessons and your vlog is in my mind the most valuable one that all athlete’s can learn. It one I try to teach to my athlete’s in pole vaulting and when they learn this lesson, what ever happens in the competition goes pretty well. Personally, whenever we rise above the current situation and take in the activities from love’s standpoint, both for ourselves and our competitors, we gain new views of life that gives us the grace and poise needed to improve our actions. That’s true growth. If we were to apply that same process to the current day politics, we would see tremendous gains in our ability to raise the standard of living for all – for we are really God’s people.

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  4. Rosie Glickfeld
    July 14, 2017

    Thank you Evan, Nergish and Josef, for the thoughtful input on how we can all be winners. I am not an athlete , but I do seem to get competitive in other areas – like a dinner table discussion when I want the last word. When two are vying for the last word grace and harmony seem to go up in smoke. But being quiet and listening for God’s voice, realizing we are all God’s children and I take the side of Love. Playing on Love’s team than grace and harmony must prevail and I can let God have the last word realizing it was never about me or them having the last word.
    Thank you for this insight and I will put this into practice.
    Love to this beautiful SpiritView family.

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  5. Uta, Hamburg/Germany
    July 14, 2017

    thank you very much für this inspiring SpritView-Vlog, Evan.

    Long years ago I played tennis for about 5 years. Once I played with my tennisclub a friendship turnament, to which our club was invited. Our club had been the guests.

    I was so keen to win, and I played hard. I played “against” a very nice joung woman. Always when we changed the sides we drank a little tea I brought with me. In the end I won. The young woman I played with was so friendly, yes loving I would say. Her play was very good as well. I think she was the winner, because when I think back, in the end she let me win, because she saw how hard I played and she noticed I was striving to win. She wanted me to be happy about that, and I was.

    In this woman, I played with, I still today see the qualities expressed, Evan told us about. And I would say that she was the real winner. We were guests at her club, and after the games we had a very nice and friendly big lunch to which the club invited us.

    So, in this case I do not see me as winner, not at all. But meanwhile we all make progress in Christian Science, and so do I, and I am so grateful for that.

    thank you dear commenters for all your inspiring comments. And I hope I could make you clear what I want to say with my story in relation to Evan`s vlog.

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  6. Daphne
    July 14, 2017

    Loved the post and the comments! My first husband and I married quite young, and had a good, strong, happy marriage. We were involved in an automobile accident which eventually resulted in his passing. He had worked for the Division of Highways for just under four years, and played table tennis at noontime with his co-workers. Imagine my surprise and deep gratitude when I received a letter from the office stating that because of his “keen competitive spirit and good sportsmanship” they were naming the annual perpetual trophy after him. I was indeed touched and grateful that they had recognized those beautiful qualities in him. He was an excellent player, but what they saw was the “real” man.

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