August 8 Dinner – Auction Items!

Don’t forget to sign up for the Mack Brady – An Evening with Penn State Athletics Dinner! There will also be a silent auction featuring items from every Penn State Division 1 sport, Philadelphia Union, and the Philadelphia Eagles! It should be a wonderful evening so please join us to hear the latest about Penn State […]

Signed by US National U18 and Penn State Baseball Coach Rob Cooper

Morning has broken.

What is new every morning?

I shared some thoughts on Lamentations over at Targuman. Lam. 3:21-24 But this I call to mind, and therefore I have hope: The steadfast love of the LORD never ceases, his mercies never come to an end; they are new every morning; great is your faithfulness. “The LORD is my portion,” says my soul, “therefore I […]


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We always light a candle for Mack in the various churches we visit. Today we each lit a candle at Michaelerkirche circa 1217. The ancient church was a hub of activity today; you can see a guy carrying a ladder in the background of the photo, he climbed up to change lightbulbs while we were there. […]

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Honoring Soccer Legend Walter Bahr

Penn Stater alumnus and father of PSU Keeper Danny Sheerin, Daniel Sheerin shared this story from MLS.com on Facebook. It is a wonderful story about US Soccer legend Walter Bahr. He began Penn State Men’s Soccer coach kn later years after Bill Jeffrey, US national coach and the one for whom Jeffrey Field is named. I […]


What choice do we have? 1

When I was finishing high school and in my first year of college I went through some difficult times. I was melancholy, moody, in short, depressed. In the midst of that a well-meaning friend gave me a book Happiness is a Choice. I still have it on my shelf. The notion offended me. Why would […]

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How do we celebrate? 2

One of the delicate balances of our new life is celebrating Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, first and last days of school, birthdays, Easter, Christmas, Valentine’s Day, Groundhog Day…you get the picture, the list of celebrations is endless…how do we celebrate life with Izzy and honor Mack as an important and continued member of our family […]


The Goalkeeper 5

I heard this book recommended on NPR this past week. It is Soccer in Sun and Shadow by Eduardo Galeano. It is a geat read, even better during the World Cup. Mack’s favorite player was Iker Casillas and yesterday was not a good day for the Spanish keeper. The Netherlands (whom the Brady Ladies were rooting […]

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The Great Defenders

The Keeper is a Lonely Position

The goalkeeper has a thankless position. Sure, occasionally, spectacularly they are the hero, stopping unlikely shots. Zac Macmath has stopped 3 PKs in the last two weeks. But then…. A forward can miss dozens of time, but “at least he is putting it on goal.” In their game this week, Arsenal had 7 shots, 4 […]