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Oakland Raiders: Keep Moving On…A Change Is Gonna Come

By Damali Binta Yael On August - 1 - 2009

Damali Binta Yael's Pep Talk

You can read what you want and say what you want, but I love the story of the little Hebrew boy who killed the giant, Goliath. All the Hebrew boy had was a smooth stone, and an unseen power.

Goliath is a "type" of hindrance, struggle, bad media, or opponent. David is the one who is not perceived to be strong enough, or smart enough to defeat the enemy. David, too, in this article, is a "type."

In the story in the Good Book, it is clear that the naked eye only saw a man with five smooth stones. Those with a deeper way of seeing things, saw a man assisted by an unseen power.

My favorite team is the Oakland Raiders because when I was younger, I saw that the team was great in more than just football, but in giving a certain type of young man an opportunity to achieve and succeed.

I never forgot that special quality of the coaching staff and owner, Al Davis.

Here's my point. That same Good Book says something like this, "Cast your bread on the waters...it will return to you."

Al Davis and the Oakland Raiders have cast their bread on the waters. Davis and his coaches gave guys a chance ...

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