My Golf Round

Let’s just say I haven’t laughed that hard in a while.

Met a guy who has known Dave for 60 days.

This is how he introduced himself:

“Hey, I’m 90 days in a separation and Dave is saving my a–. You know what has been the most f—- profound thing to me? He told me that the best I could do was to work on my s—, don’t worry about her’s. Is that not like the best f—– advice you’ve ever heard?”

Now, imagine that with a New York accent. I felt like I was an extra in an episode of the Sopranoes. His vulnerability and willingness to risk was so refreshing. I’ve found a new friend.

The funniest thing was after the introductions, we get in the golf cart and he asks me what I do for a living.

I say – “I work with teenagers.”

He says – “No sh–?! That is f—– awesome. That’s gotta be cool. Are you a teacher or something?”

I say – “Nope. I tell teenagers about Jesus Christ, man. I’m a youth pastor!”

He looks right at me, while driving the cart and says “No sh–.”

I say – “No sh–.”

What a great 18 holes! We grabbed lunch afterwards and I’m going to try to hook up with him every now and then.

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8 thoughts on “My Golf Round

  1. haha, thats gold.your story reminds me of this one time i was talking about jesus with an african american guy who plays for the brandon university bobcats. he grew up in philly (dont ask how he ended up in brandon, manitoba!), and he had lived in the ghetto for most of his life.so im telling him about jesus, and as im talking his face is lighting up, and im so excited… hes getting it!when i finished my little spiel, the guy looks at me and says, “wow man, jesus is the f***ing sh**!”to which i say, “ummm.. yeah… he is the f***ing sh** indeed!”oh, such good times.

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  2. You guys make me laugh. Maybe it is b/c it is 1am, I have been up since 6 am (only 11 more hours to go). I wish I could get some of my patients to respond like that.

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  3. Oh c’mon! You KNOW the Peter dropped a few bombs at the beginning of his following Jesus!Like when Jesus does His first few miracles, you know Peter’s over in the corner going “Holy Sh–!!”I’m sure Jesus had a little “chat” with Peter on many occassions.

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  4. Nelson…I’m with you…only I’m sure he said something like HOLY SHEEP SH** or HOLY CAMEL SH**!I’m sure he also said “What the Heck!” I think that is somewhere in the apocrypha.

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