If you ever have attended a CHA football game, you may have noticed that the baseball field has a “game” of its own. While the high school football players compete on the football field with the cheerleaders and band supporting them, the elementary students play together on the baseball field. This is one of the things that makes CHA special.
It is a gift to have our athletic complex. But the greater gift is the gift of simplicity. In a world where life is always busy, people long for the simple things in life. Watching elementary students play together is a picture of simplicity. Watching a high school football game, listening to the band, and cheering with the cheerleaders is an American pastime. There are no worries. The parents can enjoy the football game while their children run, play, and laugh together on the baseball field. Alumni return and educators rejoice. Generational families adorn the stands and cheer on the Crusaders.
As the midpoint of the quarter approaches, homework and extra-curricular activities are in full swing. This week may we embrace those times when life is still (or maybe even just a little calmer). May we seize the moments when time seems to stand still with our kids and the world seems a little simpler. Psalm 46:10 says, “‘Be still, and know that I am God; I will be exalted among the nations, I will be exalted in the earth.’”
May we exalt Christ this week!
Dr. Susan DeMoss