A few years ago, a then young coach named Carlos asked me why I coached. I think my answer surprised him because I said I coached for Wedding Invitations. At that time I was coaching college kids who didn’t always agree with what I asked or told them to do, but to me, getting a wedding invitation years later was a sign that I did something right when I was their coach. I thought Carlos shrugged me off then, but a few years later he let me know he was listening.
Years later, thanks in part to Carlos, I work with younger kids. Now that I work with younger kids, many under the age of 10, I’ve changed my goal to being included in their prayers. Being included in the group with Mommy, Daddy, Mimi (Grandmother), Kobe (the family dog), Nemo (the pet goldfish), Hannah Montana, and the cast of High School Musical, is quite an honor. Making the list of people, and animals, kids want to bring good fortune to is the ultimate sign that you are doing something right.