The truth, transparency, and precision of toddlers. My 2 year old has seen the Avengers movie, Iron Man, Cpt. America and the fun cartoons that are related to those characters. The other day he was running and jumping and smashing things as he does from time to time and I glanced over and exclaimed "Baby Hulk"! He turned to me matter of fact and clearly stated "I no Hulk, I Iron Man!" Then went back to running, jumping and smashing. He wasn't upset that I called him Hulk, he simply clarified and moved on. How many times do we judge or label others based on their actions? On the other hand how many of us justify what we are doing with long explanations? There was no concern on how I perceived him as Hulk. He didn't have a deep moment of reflection on his being, purpose and actions that someone would mistake his Iron Man behavour for the Hulk. He didn't have to explain the finer points of how he was truly Iron Man and not Hulk. He was confident, definate, and secure in himself enough to enjoy the moment as well as let me know who he is, not who he thinks he is, or how he would like to be. Take this confidence and joy with you everyday. Be your own Iron Man even if another may mistake you for the Hulk. Love Always - Coach J
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