That truly exquisite energy

Now that 3/4’s of them are here, and Christmas is just around the Johnny ‘orner, that life force is back.

...a "temporary assignment" ©

When you are first starting out as a family, and the children start to come – one after another after another –  there is this extraordinary life force that begins to permeate the home.

With an exquisite energy.

It manifests itself in as many ways that those energetic rug rats can offer:

Like the stampede on the top floor.

You know, the one that can heard clear as a bell all the way from the basement.

Then the  crash.

Followed by a deafening silence.

A hushed, “Oh, oh”.

And then – abundant giggles.

The utterly pointless and painfully endless arguments.

Singing in the bath tub.

Revelations around the dinner table.

And my favorite; that unmistakable sound of slumber.

Simply put, the din of our kids just being kids.

Unfortunately, young moms and dads may be so focused on restoring/maintaining/creating order  that they fail to appreciate the absolute splendor of these…

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Author: Mark J. Hahn

"To be there when the light goes on." Those few, powerful words, succinctly sum up my quest as a coach. That is really what it is all about. This is precisely what drives me. To have good fortune shine upon me briefly so that I can be present at that very moment. The instant of revelation. When the years of heavy lifting results in it making sense for someone else. The almost audible “click”, followed instantaneously by an unmistakable incandescence. The illumination that can only accompany accomplishment. To see bean in the eyes, the look on the face, a change in stature and the air of confidence overtake and envelope the protoge, the “project” or the late bloomer. That is why I am in it. There may never be a stat for achieving those kinds of victories. But it is by far the most important “w” I will ever achieve.

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