Michael Phelps’ Bong – CJ Mahaney

We all found out who this guy was…this amazing swimmer who brought us sheer amazement as we watched the Olympics in 2008.  Michael Phelps. 

So what was Phelps searching for in that bong pipe? What emptiness in his soul was he trying to satisfy?

We all know what emptiness feels like.  We all know what it’s like to look at another and think “they don’t have to deal with what I’m dealing with…they have it made”.  But God calls us to find our rest…refuge in Him alone.

It was Augustine who said that the soul is restless until it finds its rest in God.

I liked CJ Mahaney’s thoughts on this current…relevant news story and I hope that hearing past the ‘poor Michael’ comments and the ‘what a jerk’ comments to hearing what is true for everyone, who – in reality – is restless for God.

Michael Phelps’s Bong
by C.J. Mahaney 2/4/2009 1:38:00 PM

By now most of you have seen the photograph of Olympic superstar swimmer Michael Phelps filling his giant lungs from a bong of marijuana. When the picture appeared in a British tabloid…

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