Category Archives: Skate Devos

Articles relating biblical teaching to skateboarding

Going Where We Don’t Want to Go

I have noticed with skateboarding that every time someone is too afraid to try something, the people around them will often appeal to logic, thinking that if we can use our logic to make it sound simple and easy, then … Continue reading

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The Core

I was looking through a transworld skate magazine the other day and came across this quote: Skateboarding starts and ends with you… ┬áNo one owns what skateboarding is and no one can control it because it’s yours, not theirs. You … Continue reading

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Frustrated Love

Why is skateboarding so frustrating? How often do we see people yelling and throwing their skateboards around at a skate park? I love it, it is my greatest passion, but it also frustrates me to no end. Nothing aggravates me … Continue reading

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Thrive in the Struggle

What is something that makes you feel like, “if I only had ‘that’ I would be happy?” How often have we felt this desire or drive to obtain things we think will make us happy, but often leave us unfulfilled … Continue reading

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Sorrow Turned to Joy

The other day, a couple of friends and I were at a skate park in the rougher part of Sacramento having a grand ole time. About half way through the session though, this little kid named James (probably around 7 … Continue reading

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Little Drummer (Skater) Boy

Christmas time is here, so Christmas songs are being played everywhere. I remember last December when I was working at Starbucks, the song “Little Drummer Boy” came on and I had one of those, “Ah Ha” moments. A song I … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Uncomfortable

Getting better at skateboarding can be very uncomfortable and unsettling. Trying a new trick usually takes many roll ups and battles within our mind before we work up the courage to go for it. The first try is always the … Continue reading

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