Gladiators “fight till death” and get to live another day. Marathon runners push their bodies to breaking point leaving behind a weathered skeleton frame. Cyclists have iron lungs and quads of steel.
Tennis players hit balls until the swing becomes automatic and the racket becomes part of the arm. The over weight, tattooed, smoking, drinking men of the pubs can hit the bulls eye with their eyes closed.
Fitness instructors create a lean body with body fat percentages that would scare most gym enthusiasts. Iron men defy all science and complete distances that would take an ordinary person a week to complete.
Jet fighter pilots can withstand g-forces that would crush our lungs and live to tell another story. Formula One drivers take corners at a blink of the eye.
Mothers give birth, feed, protect and love their young ones for the rest of their lives. Plants soak up the carbon dioxide in the atmosphere and replace it with oxygen.
Monks meditate and seek the internal freedom that evades us all. Trees reach for the stars while the sun cuts the day in half.
Evolution continues to evolve leaving behind a trail of inefficiencies and hard luck stories. Communism worked until freedom became a choice.
Forgetful people are destined to remember while alcoholics will try and drown their sorrows.
What about you?
What’s your story?
Fill in the gaps if you dare!
A soccer player, soccer parent and/or a soccer coach is a ……..
Everybody has a story to tell, I’m all ears.
“May the winds of destiny blow you to the stars.”