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Memory Eternal John Wooden
« on: June 05, 2010, 02:10:04 PM »
Memory Eternal to John Wooden, one of my heroes.  He was a faithful christian and one of our country's greatest leaders.  He grew up just a few miles from where I live, and one of his brothers was a teacher of mine in High School.  Memory Eternal Coach.

"Talent is God-given. Be humble. Fame is man-given. Be grateful. Conceit is self-given. Be careful." John Wooden

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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #1 on: June 05, 2010, 02:32:40 PM »
May the memory of the servant of God, John, be eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #2 on: June 05, 2010, 03:54:36 PM »
He is gone to the better place , heaven!
May his soul rest in peace with Jesus Christ !

Very nice qoute indeed !
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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #3 on: June 05, 2010, 04:05:48 PM »
Memory Eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #4 on: June 05, 2010, 04:35:20 PM »
Just heard that yesterday morning, knowing he was going to die soon, he asked for someone to come shave him.  When they asked why he said, "because soon I'll be with my wife." What a simple, yet profound, expression of faith.

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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #5 on: June 05, 2010, 04:47:15 PM »
+Memory eternal!
Hey, I don't hand out 9.5s to just anyone!  ;D

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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #6 on: June 05, 2010, 10:32:18 PM »
Lord have Mercy.

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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #7 on: June 05, 2010, 11:29:15 PM »
Memory eternal !
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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #8 on: June 05, 2010, 11:32:03 PM »

Memory Eternal!
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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #9 on: June 06, 2010, 02:26:10 AM »
More from John Wooden:

In mourning Nellie's death, Wooden was comforted by his faith.[23] He was a Christian for many years and his beliefs were more important to him than basketball, "I have always tried to make it clear that basketball is not the ultimate. It is of small importance in comparison to the total life we live. There is only one kind of life that truly wins, and that is the one that places faith in the hands of the Savior."[24] Wooden's faith strongly influenced his life. He read the Bible daily and attended the First Christian Church.[23] He said that he hopes his faith is apparent to others, "If I were ever prosecuted for my religion, I truly hope there would be enough evidence to convict me."

May his memory be eternal!

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Re: Memory Eternal John Wooden
« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2010, 12:58:53 PM »
Lord, have mercy.
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