Posts Tagged ‘Christmas program’

So, this post is not just to brag about our 8-year-old’s landing a part in our church’s Christmas program (he’ll be a shepherd — not sure how many others there’ll be).

No, it’s more about his being willing to put himself out there, and take a chance. He actually auditioned for a singing part — a solo — “Do You Hear What I Hear?” And while he didn’t get that part, he practiced earnestly, night after night, before his audition.

In other words, he took a chance on something that had a chance for success or failure. That’s a risk, and I was proud he was willing to put himself out there like that.

And you can bet the next time he takes a chance like that, I’ll be right behind him, encouraging him all the way. And if he fails, I’ll be right there for him.

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