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Tuesday, March 15, 2011

BB tourney


Our youngest boy had a basketball tournament last weekend. I was so pleased to go. It felt too normal though. It was a nice feeling. A feeling as though nothing else big is going on in my life. Nothing life threatening..nothing that requires such intense focus...
Let me just say that BB is not his game. He is a karate kid so to speak. His effort, however, was highly commendable. He didn't get much game time, but he held his head high, he swerved all around his opponent, back and forth, never yielding. I was pleased. I told him so.
Here's a couple shots I admired from a game. I love taking photos. I have no fancy shmancy photo shop...
Well I can't get more photos to list because it's full?? I will get back to you on this.

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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.