Actually, That Skywire Thing Was Pretty Cool: More Than A Mere Stunt

Nik Wallenda

Also See: That SkyWire Thing Was Probably a Bad Idea: Invoking Jesus While Playing With Your LifeI've never been much of a sports fan. I couldn't understand the investment others made in attaining savant levels of knowledge about championship history, player statistics, and franchise migration. Frankly, I decided it was all some kind of cultural sickness. When I went to Iraq, my friend and sometimes mentor Francisco Gonzalez sent me a book that changed all that. On The Unseriousness of Human … [Read more...]

That SkyWire Thing Was Probably a Bad Idea: Invoking Jesus While Playing With Your Life

Nik Wallenda

Also See: Actually, That Skywire Thing Was Pretty Cool: More Than A Mere Stunt"You're looking good, Nik, whether you feel that way or not," Nik Wallenda's father, Terry Troffer, told him. "Take your time, it's all about you right now."While traversing the Little Colorado River Gorge on a tightrope, Nik Wallenda constantly uttered prayers to Jesus: "Thank you Jesus for this beautiful view... I command it with the authority of God in Jesus name...  praise you Jesus, thank you Jesus." Later … [Read more...]


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