Curtis Granderson’s May 19 performance against the Mets for the last-place Marlins hurt, and hurt badly. Rumors flew that manager Mickey Callaway would be shown the door. It was the same Curtis Granderson, whose performances in 2014 and 2015 as a Met started the Pray4Mets movement. His maturity, easy style and success as he sailed […]Read more "Mets’ Karma Connections – Part 2"
Building a team, building a dream doesn’t happen in a flash, overnight, or on a straight line. What are the Mets’ karma indicators this season? Are they related? Should fans have hope? Wisdom and good decision-making on any subject may be based on two key factors: critical thinking ability and depth/breadth of experience. The same […]Read more "Mets’ Karma Connections – Part 1"
ON July 1, with a long half-season ahead of us, there’s time to step up the Pray4Mets game. In most classic stories, there’s a character that goes through a fallen stage. It’s not Matt Harvey. It’s not Lenny Dykstra. It’s me. I haven’t been praying, and more importantly, I haven’t been leading others in prayer, […]Read more "A Return To Faith Practice & Finger-Crossing"
Last week’s Pray4Mets post about my Jewish friend Charles and the 2019 NFC Championships skipped over an important conversation between him and me. It links to this week’s celebrations of renewal among Jews and Christians. As his team, the Los Angeles Rams, was going through their meandering playoff motions on that winter Sunday afternoon, and […]Read more "Thoughts on Redemption"
A Tale For Fans Maya Angelou knew why the caged bird sings. I know why the Rams beat the Saints in the NFL playoff championship in 2019. It’s about faith and the hand of God. My buddy Charles came over to watch the NFL play-off game, a tradition in my family. A cantankerous, single, loud […]Read more "Caged Birds and Winning Rams"
Do you remember where you were 32 years ago? What a season…what a series. George Steinbrenner captured these moments in his final-game essay featured in the October 28, 1986 edition of the New York Post: Let’s Go Mets for 2019. Share your thoughts & prayers at email@example.com or on Facebook at Pray4Mets. Join our opening […]Read more "Holy Days"
Join in to watch David Wright’s last homestand with the New York Mets on Saturday, Sept 29, 7 pm, at the home of Maureen & Todd Edelson, 4 North Brookwood Drive, Montclair, New Jersey. Bring a dish or beverage to share. Wear your Mets colors and swag. Get ready to look to the future … […]Read more "David Wright’s Last Homestand: Viewing & Repast in Montclair, 7 pm, Sept 29"