The other night was my son’s very first football game…ever. As I pulled up to the stadium I thought to myself, “I hope his team wins.” But, beneath that I listened to the real conversation taking place in my mind which was, “Would be nice if they won.” Which truthfully meant, “Expect the worst and hope for the best.”
I immediately stopped myself and asked myself why it was that I didn’t expect the best but instead expected the worst. I then asked myself where else in my life do I “Expect the worst and hope for the best”. Doh! Everywhere!! Why don’t I expect the best?