I caught this story this morning after we returned home from Mass and I thought: there’s wonderful wisdom here for all of us, and a great mini-sermon for a Sunday. (Deacons, take note!)

The lede:

They play in the background, or are called up when the stars aren’t available. But sidemen musicians, back-up baseball players and Broadway understudies have things in common: an understanding of the importance of their role and talent, and a humility that allows them to shine even when they’re not number one

Check it out below and see once again why, for my money, Sunday Morning remains head and shoulders above almost any other news program on television today. It’s because it has the imagination to do stories like this.