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Don't giveup en


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Don't giveup en

  1. 1. Don’t Give Up! All right. But you’re welcome to stay and watch. I have a headache. I don’t think I’ll be able to play today.
  2. 2. That night. Uh, I had a I thought you headache. enjoyed playing baseball. Is something the Coach Bennet Last Thursday matter? told me you you also missed didn’t play today. practice. … I don’t play well. Even if I make it to first base, I never make it to home plate before being tagged out.
  3. 3. That’s Jesus, please That is an And please helptough. give Dylan the amazing me to enjoy playing encouragement even if I don’t make story! he needs to not it to home plate. But you won’t give up. improve your game if you give up now. Dad, I was just reminded of the story we read about Monty Stratton. He didn’t give up, even when he lost a leg from an accident. I shouldn’t give up just because I get tagged out!
  4. 4. Monty Stratton played professionalbaseball as a pitcher during the 1930s. A serious accident caused him to losethe use of one of his legs, which initially stopped him fromplaying professional baseball. However, he didn’t give up, and with his onewooden leg and one good leg, Monty Stratton continued playing baseball,and taught others to play the game, too.
  5. 5. The following Thursday. That’s great! And I think Jesus How about we Dad, I had inspired me with a do some batting fun at practice good idea. practice on the today! weekends? I didn’t make it to home base, but the coach said I’m doing well as a shortstop. Thanks, Dad! I’d like that! S&S link: Character Building: Personal Responsibility: Problem Solving-1b Authored by Christi Lynch. Illustrations by Didier Martin. Design by Christia Copeland. Published by My Wonder Studio. Copyright © 2011 by The Family International