Where is your Righteousness?

Baseball has always been one of my favorite sports. I grew up one block away from my elementary school, and every night I would grab my bat bag and head to the park to see if anyone was putting together a pick-up baseball game. I lived for it! I was also fortunate enough to play in my town's junior sports league for the Dodgers! I played first base because the glove I had was a first baseman's mitt. In this game, however, I played 3rd base when the batter blasted a line drive right down the 3rd baseline. I was in position to make the play but completely unprepared. I did, however, catch the ball with my face.

My memories are blurry, but I remember looking down at my glove and watching blood from my face pour into my palm. I remember my coach walking me to the dug