As parents, teachers, coaches, friends...anyone who leads at any level. There will come a day when we have gone as far as we can. We may not accomplish all we set out to accomplish. But thankfully we are not the last ones on earth. There is a generation of leaders that will come behind us. Our children will go on to realize dreams we only imagined. Our students and players will go on to be the citizens we had hoped they would be. When our time is done...we can take options 1,2, or 3 and coast into the sunset. Or we can make the preparations in our now for their then.
In the sprints of our days we rush, grinding it out, to achieve and obtain. When we do pause and look around it's often not to appreciate what we have but compare ourselves with others. That's a deadly trap. We are NOT a finished product. We are not who we were. AND we're definitely not who we're going to be
As men, it can be easy for the momentary frustrations and exhaustion of our daily responsibilities to hide the reward that we've been given
This is one of the many reasons I love being a dad! Addison: "Dad, I don't know where my new light stick is." Me: "Well you just got it Addie, you need to go find it." "I can't, I don't where to look. Will you find it for me dad?" "No mam', it's yours and … Continue reading Things my kids say: Addie’s Hero