A group of 11-year old boys gave me perspective this weekend without even realizing it.
They arrived expecting to win a baseball game, but instead lost. They jogged across the infield to shake the opposition’s hands.
They did something that many adults, including myself, struggle to do. After failing to achieve a desired goal, THEY MOVED ON.
Defeated one moment, laughing the next.
I catch myself allowing external forces to affect my mood. I know I have the power to control my level of happiness, but boy is it easy to blame outside influences versus questioning myself.
Any of these scenarios resonate with you too?
I would have worked out had it not been for that meeting. (Guess what? No such constraints exist at the break of dawn.)
I ate a crappy lunch because it was fast and easy. (Also because I chose not to go to the grocery store to pick up healthier options.)
It’s hard to find time to write. (Especially when you factor in Facebook and Hulu surfing – neither of which help with writing.)
It’s time to stop dumping on excuses.
Here are a couple reminders for all of us to stop, reflect, and make the most out of this beautiful adventure we call life.
Incidentally, both made me cry today (yep, I’m a certifiable sap).
Created by Heidi Woodard