When you were growing up, you said one of two things about your parents or your aunts and uncles: Either, “I don’t want to be like them when I grow up.” Or, you whispered, “I want to be like them when I’m older.”
Now it’s our turn. The kids are looking at us. They’re making their choice right now. Just as facilitator and friend, Tom, asked a group of leaders, “Are you going to leave that sort of decision to a 50/50 chance?”
I can do better. And to be sure, I don’t want the kids in my life to be like me when they’re older. I want them to be inspired by my actions to be the best them possible.
The weekend is almost here. What are three things you’ll intentionally do in the next couple of days so a child looks up at you and thinks, “I want to live my life like that,”?
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