While people debate the quality of the Super Bowl half time show, the one-sidedness of the game and talk about the commercials, my greatest take away from this year’s event, was a quote. I believe the one sentence every child should be hearing from their parents, repeatedly, is the one sentence that Seahawks quarterback, Russell Wilson, was told by his dad…”Why not you?” He wasn’t the tallest, or the biggest, but this didn’t stop his dad from believing that he was just as worthy as anyone else on this earth. I love that sentiment and the fabulous self-esteem that comes with being told you have just a good a chance as anyone.
My parents helped me achieve a great self-esteem, and I certainly hope Mitch and I have done that for our boys. I always told them they could do and be anything they wanted. I think they got it!
Speaking of my parents, my mom came to me, VIVIDLY, in a dream last night. It was only for a second or two but she was sitting at a table, looking beautiful and smiling directly at me. Since my kids have so much exciting, life changing stuff going on right this minute, I am certain Theresa Caputo (aka the Long Island Medium) would say, “This is your mother’s way of acknowledging that she knows what’s going on with the boys.” That’s good enough for me, and has me smiling along with her.
Tonight is the Biggest Loser live finale and I say to each of the 3 remaining contestants…”Why not you?” While it seems that David has the greatest odds, given his size, it’s anyone’s game. If we didn’t learn that this past Sunday, we learned nothing. (For the record, I was rooting for the Seahawks, but mostly because everyone else was rooting for the Broncos)
On any given Sunday…on any Biggest Loser finale Tuesday…in all times, for all people….”WHY NOT YOU?”