In honor of Olive Jordan Frey’s birthday, we are re-blogging this post. Please continue to pray for her as she battles ALS, an awful disease. Any words of encouragement for her and her family would be much appreciated.
It’s game day in Titletown and I’ll be one of the 70,000 pumped up Packer fans streaming into Lambeau Field tonight. Whether you’re joining me, or watching the game on TV tonight, I’m asking you to pay special attention to one of the names displayed on the inside rim of the stadium.
Henry Jordan was inducted into the Professional Football Hall of Fame in 1995 and lucky I got to attend the induction ceremony as a guest of the Jordan family. With the invitation came a red button that identified me as a “Guest of Henry Jordan.” I treasure both the button and the memories it inspires of a thrilling weekend in Canton, a charming family whose beautiful matriarch both intimidates me and makes me smile, and an intelligent man whose premature death at age 42 stunned us all.
Today when I look up at Henry’s name, I will be…
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