Tonight is our Eagles first home football game. So guess where I plan to be?
Right here, at the field, with my people.
We’ll meet under the lights, grab food from the food trucks, and cheer on the boys who’ve been working so hard in preparation for this night. In an odd sort of parallel, “Friday night lights” at school is a lot like the HeartStories girls night out. It’s the place we know we can show up, to meet up with our people. We don’t have to plan anything.
We just have to make it there.
The kids will run wild. And we will let them. (mine obviously couldn’t even be rallied for a picture) Little do they know, we didn’t come for them. We came to connect with each other.
We’re fully present in that moment, free of whatever stress was chasing us during the day.
It’s not the same context Coach Taylor had …