Jesus Creed

Jesus Creed

The White Sox

I’ve been asked what I think of the White Sox winning the last series of games this year. My comment: why is Kerry Doyal living for last year’s results? That season is over and gone. It is time to focus on the next season, and I think it will be the Cubs’ year!

Comments read comments(9)
post a comment
Kerry Doyal

posted November 2, 2005 at 9:03 am

I’ll take the bait… We are lovin’ livin’ in the PAST.
The last Curse to fall is on the Cubs. Would LOVE to see them take it all the way in ’06.

report abuse

Aaron Van Voorhis

posted November 2, 2005 at 10:59 am

There would be nothing greater save the 2nd coming than a Cubs world series championship in ’06!

report abuse

Ron Fay

posted November 2, 2005 at 1:18 pm

If the Cubs plan on making a run, they really need to retool.
I’d love to see the Cubs win also. Three curses shattered in three years would be nice.

report abuse

Scot McKnight

posted November 2, 2005 at 1:23 pm

Why this “If” the Cubs… it is a given once again. This is how we live.

report abuse

Scot McKnight

posted November 2, 2005 at 1:24 pm

You see how Kerry Doyal gets all excited about the White Sox? Well, that’s a sign that he is happier when they win. Not for the pure Cub fan: we are the same, Stoic-like, win or lose. It’ll be a challenge to keep my cool if the Cubs win it all, though.

report abuse

John Wiers

posted November 2, 2005 at 2:04 pm

Scot, I can’t let this one past. You’re dreaming if you think you’ll really keep your cool. We Sox fans have been the unlovable losers for years and have kept our cool, but not this year. Let me tell you about a personal experience. Last Sunday, over coffee during the fellowship time at our church, I mentioned to one of the students who attends our church and just happens to be from Houston and a big Astros fan that I was sorry about the Astros. He smiled and politely looked at me (his pastor) and said in a gentle voice, No you’re not. I had to admit that he was totally right. Just wait till it happens to the Cubs fans. perhaps somewhere in the future. All stoic composure will be gone and I predict that most will be nearly impossible to live with.
Go Sox in ’06.

report abuse

Scot McKnight

posted November 2, 2005 at 2:16 pm

I hope you’re a prophet John.

report abuse

ted gossard

posted November 2, 2005 at 3:31 pm

You couldn’t be a Cubs fan if you didn’t accept their losing ways. Its a great tradition with them.

report abuse

Kerry Doyal

posted November 3, 2005 at 12:07 am

Scot, your much rooting for the lovable losers have driven you mad. Did you at least convince yourself with that “just as happy if they lose or win” bit? True fans get stoked with their teams … err… rejoice with those who rejoice. Maybe this is the curse, Cub fans don’t care either way.
Scot, YOU are the curse. Repent, buy a Sox hat today. When have seen the enemy, the true goat & he is called Scooter.
What will we tell you son?
Congrats Sox & Go Cubs

report abuse

Post a Comment

By submitting these comments, I agree to the terms of service, rules of conduct and privacy policy (the "agreements"). I understand and agree that any content I post is licensed to and may be used by in accordance with the agreements.

Previous Posts

More Blogs To Enjoy!!!
Thank you for visiting Jesus Creed. This blog is no longer being updated. Please enjoy the archives. Here are some other blogs you may also enjoy: Red Letters with Tom Davis Recent prayer post on Prayables Most Recent Inspiration blog ...

posted 11:15:58am Aug. 16, 2012 | read full post »

Our Common Prayerbook 30 - 3
Psalm 30 thanks God (vv. 1-3, 11-12) and exhorts others to thank God (vv. 4-5). Both emerge from the concrete reality of David's own experience. Here is what that experience looks like:Step one: David was set on high and was flourishing at the ...

posted 12:15:30pm Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Theology After Darwin 1 (RJS)
One of the more important and more difficult pieces of the puzzle as we feel our way forward at the interface of science and faith is the theological implications of discoveries in modern science. A comment on my post Evolution in the Key of D: ...

posted 6:01:52am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Almost Christian 4
Who does well when it comes to passing on the faith to the youth? Studies show two groups do really well: conservative Protestants and Mormons; two groups that don't do well are mainline Protestants and Roman Catholics. Kenda Dean's ...

posted 12:01:53am Aug. 31, 2010 | read full post »

Let's Get Neanderthal!
The Cave Man Diet, or Paleo Diet, is getting attention. (Nothing is said about Culver's at all.) The big omission, I have to admit, is that those folks were hunters -- using spears or smacking some rabbit upside the conk or grabbing a fish or ...

posted 2:05:48pm Aug. 30, 2010 | read full post »


Report as Inappropriate

You are reporting this content because it violates the Terms of Service.

All reported content is logged for investigation.