In the early evening of Father's Day I took my three kids to the local park so they could play and ride the swings.
As they were running around the park, I noticed a hawk flying around nearby. It wasn't flying because it had to get from one place to another.
Instead, it was flying because it wanted to--because it got joy from spreading its wings and catching the air and swirling about.
Watching the bird made me think of a quote by the 1924 Olympian Eric Liddel: "God made me fast. And when I run, I feel His pleasure."
I need to be more like that bird.