When my son and his siblings think back on their childhood, I want the images to be filled with lessons of work, play and faith. And I want to be posing in as many of them as they will invite me into. But I don't want to create their favorite childhood memories, I want to join them.
As Kason made the final decision to contact his coach and hang up his cleats, at least for organized baseball, he asked me a final question: "Dad, if I quit, will you still play catch with me in the yard?”
Yes, yes, I will.
Jason F. Wright is a New York Times best-selling author of ten books, including "Christmas Jars," "The Wednesday Letters" and "The 13th Day of Christmas." He can be reached at email@example.com or jasonfwright.com.
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