"This being Easter, Jesus was with me every step. I felt him. It was awesome. Today was a day of perseverance and patience, I guess. I just feel very blessed and very honoured."
Johnson said after being awarded the winner's green jacket: "I don't hit it far, I can't overpower a course, but I think I am mentally tough. I had a lot of people giving me some good words of wisdom and I felt like there was certainly another power that was walking with me and guiding me. It is amazing what God can do. I tried to be non-emotional out there - that was one of my goals - and I just tried to stay in the present and go through my processes."
Tuesday, April 10, 2007
religion and sports
Here is an article about religious convictions and the effects they have on success in athletics. I'm not sure I agree with every conclusion they report, but it has come good quotes from Christian athletes. Here are a couple more from Master's winner Zach Johnson: