Monday, March 8, 2010
Chess - A Lesson for Life!
A Blue Monday Post
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As a young girl
I loved to play Chess.
Now, I haven't played
for more than a decade.
This Chess Board is frequently
pulled out at Church after a
Fellowship Meal or at a
Family Game Night.
Those who love strategy, love
this game. That includes Jonathan.
He is our "think it all through" guy.
One of the most important lessons
for life can be learned from this
Every move we make is important.
In the game of chess there are no
I can remember being completely
shocked to find myself in "check"
or "check mate" by a seemingly
Life can be like that.
If we stop thinking about the
impact of the things we say or
do it is easy to find ourselves
in a sticky situation.
I would wish for every young person
that they would learn to play chess
and then apply those principles to
Oh, and I think I can use a refresher
course on the game of Chess.....
I see a Chess tournament coming up
at our house this morning!
We'll be having a bit of an unusual
classroom today. But we will learn
some very important lessons.
Chess Board photos were taken by Chelsea.