Our Words for the Week: A few examples on Humility
Columnist Rick Reilly gave this advice to rookie professional athletes: “Stop thumping your chest. The line blocked, the quarterback threw you a perfect spiral while getting his head knocked off, and the good receiver drew the double coverage. Get over yourself.”
The truth is, every touchdown in life is a team effort. Applaud your teammates.
An elementary-age boy came home from the tryouts for the school play. “Mommy, Mommy,” he announced, “I got a part. I’ve been chosen to sit in the audience and clap and cheer.”
When you have a chance to clap and cheer, do you take it?
If you do, your head is starting to fit your hat size.
THOUGHT TO REMEMBER: Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it or work around it.