What Song Is Next?
And I, when I came to you, brothers, did not come proclaiming to you the testimony of God with lofty speech or wisdom. For I decided to know nothing among you except Jesus Christ and him crucified. (1 Corinthians 2:1-2)
I’ve known Cooper since he was 9 years old. He is special in a lot of ways. He is the adopted son of two of my best friends in the world. Cooper and I play basketball and Xbox together. We've gone on family road trips and to baseball games together. He has seen me win and he has seen me fail. Cooper is my friend, my friend who has autism.
A few nights ago, Cooper went with me to pick-up his Dad at the airport. The fact that I’m one of the very few people Cooper will go places with alone is not lost on me. I try to make these occasions fun for him. Most of the time we talk about how he is the best basketball player in the world and we debate on whether or not Arkansas will ever be as good as Clemson (at any sport)
As we drove, I let Cooper put his favorite song on the car stereo. By “favorite” I mean this is the song he listens to on repeat—all day, every day. It’s safe to say, you’ve never loved a song the way Cooper loves this song.