Romans 14:13 Therefore let us stop passing judgment on one another. Instead, make up your mind not to put any stumbling block or obstacle in your brother's way.
Hockey Chat: We’ve seen it at every level. From the pee-wee’s up through the professionals. As much as skaters on the same team try to move fluently and work together, there is always some moment in some games where two guys on the same team cross paths and trip each other up. The lack of proper communication or the way they communicated caused them to run into each other. One misjudged the other and they both wound up in the same space and down on the ice.
Life Lesson: This passage reminds us of what we all are guilty of. We are quick to be the judge yet does that really benefit the judged? When we cross paths, do we knock our brother down or hold him up from falling? Do we give something positive to carry our brother through? Or is it a critical opinion, causing them to stumble in confusion. Even through helping are brothers we can do it in a way where we can be the crutch and not the stumbling block.