I sat in a meeting this morning. A young fellow noted that today was his dad’s “11th Birthday.” Now that is age defying! Every four years you get to celebrate your birthday if you were born on February 29.
Seth Godin offers a Leap Year meditation. It is brief. Here is part of what he wrote,
Once in four years, just once, perhaps we could:
Forgive, forget, relax, care, stand out, speak up, contribute, embrace, create, make a ruckus, give credit, skip, smile, speak truth and refuse to compromise–more than we usually do. Pick just one or two and start there.
Not a bad thought. And, what would it be like if these were every day practices?