Today’s read is from Joe Kennedy, a former U.S. Marine. He coached high school football in Bremerton, Washington. Here’s an excerpt:
Though I never would’ve thought I’d end up in front of the Supreme Court, I’m glad I stayed in the fight.
Not everyone has agreed with my fight in this case. That’s OK. The American ideal of freedom is strong enough for us to disagree and still love each other as Americans. But we should all agree that no one should be fired from their job just because someone can be seen engaged in a private prayer.
I pushed my guys on the field to never stop fighting until the whistle blew, to always give it everything they have until the last down. I simply could not give up my fight, to compromise the commitment I made to God, and keep their respect on the field. I had to keep fighting.
Read the entire column by the coach here.