Mack's Corner | Hope Church Memphis, TN - July 2019

Mack's Corner

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A Perfect 12 I was watching one of my favorite movies, "Tin Cup". It's about a golf pro at a driving range in west Texas that gets to play in the US Open. His driving range is little more than a shack with some barrels out in a field with distance markers painted on the side. He's a great golfer at times, but he always has to "go for it" on shots that are almost impossible. Most of the time he falls apart trying to make one impossible shot. So... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 27, 2019

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I can do it! I can do it! My son Macky had CP. He could walk with a walker if I remembered to bring it. I was taking him to school one day and when I got out of the car I realized that I had forgotten it. I called my wife, PK, so she could bring it to school for him to have the rest of the day, but in the mean time I had to carry him to his class. Well, he wasn't a little kid anymore and his classroom is way on the other side of the school. He giggled and hugged my neck as... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 20, 2019

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People that get in your way I always watch movies on 1 day holidays like Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor day … The best Vietnam War movie ever is "We were Soldiers" It's about the first major battle in the Vietnam War. It's a little gory, don't take the kids. But like all great war movies, "Glory", "BraveHeart"…..etc, it shows that war is no fun. They always seem to have a celebration before they go, then they... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 13, 2019

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Art Shows and White shirts I went to an Art show downtown a few years ago. I'm not really a big Art show person but It was pretty cool, a bunch of people, South Main Street, cool art.  It was very Memphis mid-town.. art-sey. When we were leaving home, getting ready to go to the show, I thought I should change shirts, just so I wasn't all wrinkled. So I put on a clean white shirt, just like 1000 other guys wear to work every day. But I still had on my same jeans,... Read More
Posted by Mack Oates at Saturday, July 6, 2019