My wish for all of you is to have a peaceful Thanksgiving in which you can truly reflect on what God has blessed you with in your life. I urge each of you who is a place of unrest with a loved one or family member to work tirelessly to re-build those relationships through love, understanding, humility and prayer. I read the story below on the PBR’s website this afternoon and thought it particularly timely.
Disclosure: In my time in the rodeo business I have never met Frank Newsome and I was naive to the struggles of his past. Frank’s story is a clearly a testament to the human spirit and the power of faith. Rob Smets is a ProRodeo Hall of Fame Inductee, five time World Champion Bullfighter, a fellow announcer and my friend. The rodeo industry respects him immensely. Rob does a lot of great things for people for which he may never be publicly, or even privately, praised. “Smetsy” says what he means and means what he says. Take the time to read this story….