Thursday, February 5, 2009
Mahaney on Phelps and his Bong
C.J. Mahaney has an insightful post on recent photo of super-swimmer Michael Phelps smoking from a bong. He writes:
This is what I find so striking: A man whose chest has been covered with gold medals, has achieved international fame, showered with awards, and blessed with an incomprehensible amount of money, still feels compelled to press his face to a bong.
And he concludes with these wise, humble words:
Study the unflattering picture of Michael Phelps to be reminded of the deceitfulness of sin and the superficiality of fame and money. But also study the picture to be reminded of the message of Christ and him crucified for restless sinners like you, and me, and Michael Phelps.