Championship Parades as Evidence for God


“Transcendent,” “unifying,” these and many other such words were used to describe the Washington Capitals recent Stanley Cup victory and ensuing celebration. While my argument could be made for any sports championship, it occurred to me over the last few days. And since the Capitals are my team and represent my city, I’m making it now. 🙂

As you may or may not know, it had been 26 years since the nation’s capital had experienced a championship in one of the four major sports (sorry to any soccer and tennis fans, they didn’t make the cut). So when the Caps clinched the Cup on June 7, the championship-starved city erupted in jubilant celebration. Fans cried, laughed, and partied in the streets painting the town red. (Haha, “Rock the Red.” Get it?)

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