All Glory to God!

The Kinesthetic Christian

Just wondering.

Simone Manuel - credit NBC News Simone Manuel – photo credit NBC News

I watched Simone Manuel finish first in the 100 meter freestyle in Olympic record time, then turn to look at the score board and put her hand over her mouth in utter surprise and delight. That girl just performed a miracle as far as she’s concerned, and in her after-swim interview, the first words out of her mouth were…

“All I can say is all glory to God.”

She went on, “It’s definitely been a long journey these last four years,” and as her voice began to break. “And I’m just so blessed to have a gold medal.”

What a moment for this young woman! The first African-American to win an individual medal in USA Olympic swimming competition. She knows the weight of her position and the responsibility it holds. She has a voice on the highest platform, to address all…

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4 Comments

  1. Thank you for sharing with your community, Lynette. Words can make a powerful difference and be a healing force.

    1. You are most welcome! The pleasure was all mine!

  2. Yes, Simone Manuel is my sHero

    1. What an accomplishment!

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