This past weekend was my Brother-in-law’s wedding. Everything went great making it quite the weekend. However I found myself waking up on Monday saying, what happened to Friday? It was all totally worth it. There were some really memorable moments. Fortunately no one fainted in his wedding, unlike my wedding where he went down right in the middle of it all! I thought about standing up and faking it. But I didn’t.
One of my favorite moments of the whole weekend was watching my son Noah. He was unbelievable. He was hysterical. He was in his zone. There was a point during the reception when Noah started busting his groove-thang. I mean this kid was breaking it down. Here is one of the many pictures that I took of him in his moment.
I’m telling you he was in the zone. There was no distracting him. His crazy legs were going off. His hands were moving and boxing his face and pointing and going all over. This kid has some moves! Watch your back Bieber; this kid is coming to get you!
Mid way through the dance fest the DJ even took notice of the action on the dance floor and called everyone’s attention to Noah.
He danced harder.
I could not have made Noah do anything other than what he was going to do.
Looking back on that series of events there is so much that I can learn from my little man.
Be who you’re going to be. To many of us try and be someone who we are not. We talk differently, act differently and walk differently than who we really are. Be who you were made to be!
Don’t care whose watching. It wouldn’t have mattered who was watching Noah. He was happy to be moving and grooving. Once the circle formed around him it seemed to set him into motion even more! Don’t be embarrassed about who you are.
Smile. This seems simple, but take joy in what you are doing. If it is who you are and you are doing what you were made to do, then do it with a smile on your face. I have a friend who is a funeral director. We laugh together all the time. I love that guy! You would think that he would be pretty somber based upon his profession. He’s not. He does an awesome job at what he does too, with a smile on his face! So let it out. Smile.
We all could learn a lesson or two from my dancing maniac.