Spiritual Coaching Vol 2 #116 Son…

Yesterday was my son’s birthday. Aaaaah – he can’t be that old. He came in with tornado warnings but oh was I happy to see him. His mother was too, of course. He was a fine lad – still is. Pride is a funny word. It is sometimes viewed negatively. Like, “My Son is an Honor Student at…..” That is irritating – bragging. But pride that celebrates the sheer joy of life and love – that’s different – that’s good. I’m proud of him. He has a wonderful wife and is doing fine work that helps kids and teachers acheive. I’m proud. I liked the quote, “Generosity is giving more than you can, and pride is taking less than you need.” (Khalil Gibran)

Do your best – celebrate your accomplishments – encourage and develop others – have a sense of honest humble pride – and be generous. I’m thankful for a son and daughter that fill me with pride and purpose. Happy birthday, son.

Be Well

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About Denny Meyer

I've been a pastor, spiritual director, and spiritual coach and worked with thousands of people over the years. You can find the life the Creator intended for you. Contact me if you want to find out more.
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