1982 California Angels – The Halfway Point

(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

(Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

If we are painstaking about this phase of our development, we will be amazed before we are halfway through.

APBA Baseball Replay stats through 7-5-1982 [click to enlarge]

APBA Baseball Replay stats through 7-5-1982 [click to enlarge]

We will know a new freedom and a new happiness. We will comprehend the word serenity and we will know peace.

article published in The Sporting News, July 5, 1982 [click to enlarge]

article published in The Sporting News, July 5, 1982 [click to enlarge]

We will not regret the past nor wish to shut the door on it. No matter how far down the scale we have gone, we will see how our experience can benefit others.

Angels complete real-life stats through 7-8-1982 [from The Sporting News]

Angels complete real-life stats through 7-5-1982 [from The Sporting News July 19, 1982 – click to enlarge]

That feeling of uselessness and self pity will disappear.

We will lose interest in selfish things and gain interest in our fellows. Self-seeking will slip away. Our whole attitude and outlook upon life will change. Fear of people and of economic insecurity will leave us.

We will intuitively know how to handle those situations which used to baffle us.

from The Sporting News July 5, 1982

from The Sporting News July 5, 1982 – click to enlarge

We will suddenly realize that God is doing for us what we could not do for ourselves. Are these extravagant promises?

We think not.

They are being fulfilled among us—sometimes quickly, sometimes slowly. They will always materialize if we work for them.

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