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Thursday, August 18, 2016

Gabby Douglas: Cyber Bullying on Social Media...Again?

What is up with torturing young gymnast Gabby Douglas on social media?

Leave her hair and every other aspect alone. Freedom of speech does not or should not equate, freedom to be cruel.

Were it a member of your family, would your criticisms still be public and full of harshness? I daresay not!

Are all the sacrifices she has made in her life to get to the Olympics not enough? Must she be a marionette, pulled this way and that to suit the public's approval of perfect deportment that would glorify them? 

Photo Credit to Getty Images

I say, when you have flipped and tumbled your way to Olympic greatness, talk smack to me or on social media about whether you think a possible reflective moment or sheer exhaustion is unpatriotic.

Gabby Douglas you are God's beautiful creation, made in His image and likeness. He said that the more that people bully, harass and or persecute you, the greater your blessings will continue to be. So maybe we should thank them for confirming that you are on point? 

May God continue to give you strength in the face of adversity and blessings on your future endeavors.

And that's my "What is up?" moment for today!


P.S. Sometimes it's easier to follow the crowd or make a judgment based on appearances. Here are some links that tell you more about Gabby:

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

Rio 2016: Diving and Soccer in Track and Field?

What is up with the soccer slides and straight up diving going on in track and field in the Olympics? 

Allyson Felix, you were robbed. The last time I checked it was running that was happening, not a soccer save. I understand that the strategy of leaning forward into the tape is taught to athletes from the ground up, but where does it end?