This is one of those times when what’s going on at home can be prioritized over what’s going on at the field, even if it’s just for a few hours.
When the alarm system dings for the open door, I feel a breath of relief exhale. A helper and a second teammate has finally entered the game. Then, he sits in his arm chair and before I can ask how his morning went or what they ate for lunch, snores resound from his side of the room.
As spring football approached this past year, my coach shared with me that he was going to take a year off to focus on completing his associate’s degree and determine what he wanted to do next. We talked about his feelings about being away from the game, my feelings about him stepping away ...
Don’t let anyone give you grief for doing what’s best for you.
Yes, football and marriage are team sports. And for the team to get stronger and for the game to go well, each member needs their expectations set and then met. That's what makes a good team into a great one.