I was a first base coach for kickball last fall. It was cold. Really cold. My fingers were numb and to be honest, I was not very interested in being there. I wanted to leave and get started on my long list of chores waiting for me at home.
You know how you hear things sometimes even when you aren’t really there, when you are not truly listening? I was staring at homeplate thinking about what I was going to do for supper yet I overheard the boy playing first shouting. He was ecstatic. “This is awesome! We are winning by 19!
A huff came up out of my soul. Is he going to gloat?
He didn’t. In fact he proceeded to say something amazing. It was the best thing I heard or thought of all that week.
With just as much enthusiasm he continued, Read the rest of this entry »