As a kid, I would spend several nights in the summer with my great-grandmother out in the country. Granny lived in a little brick house in Beech Bluff, TN. No cable tv, (definitely no internet...not sure if Al Gore had invented it yet.) She only had rabbit ears and 3 channels. Her phone hung on … Continue reading Whisper
One of the greatest sounds I get to hear happens when I pull in the drive and walk through the door. Three high-pitched voices squealing... "Dad's Home!Dad's Home" I don't arrive home to this procession every time. But, I know one day those squealing voices will silence and the house will be much emptier. I … Continue reading Dad’s Home
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.
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