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The Heart's Highest Hurdle (A Novel of the Olympics)
The Heart's Highest Hurdle - A Novel of the Olympics Author:Dorothy C. Haskin The lean, muscular Olympic decathlon champion won everything but Alison's heart because he lacked what she termed "consecration." But when Knox Taylor married Joan, the lovely Rose Queen, and was able to offer her the consecrated life Alison had wanted, in giving himself to help juvenile deliquents, it seemed again that his dreams were to come ... more »tumbling around his head.
It is stimulating to read how Knox Taylor fought the disappointment of an unsympathetic wife who seemed jealous of God's place in his life, the displeasure of his father, the tongue lashings of his mother-in-law, and the trials of carrying on a faith work. In the end, it is the "champ" who wins again, because he has put himself on God's team in the race of life.« less