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how great does it feel to be part of the scuffle? be part of the line of scrimage? the first five? be the anchor? be the main man? or how much fun would it be just to watch, and enjoy?

i admit it. i am not the greatest swimmer or basketball player i know. there are tons and tons of other people that know more and do more than what i do. and knowing this, i learned that it really is very nice to be able to enjoy watching those that are better than you.

swallowing the pride, and taking the back seat to someone more capable, and someone more deserving would be one of the most noble things a person could do. it's like a king giving his throne to the more rightful and capable ruler. for that king, i know i would want to serve if i had to.

i would trade my running shoes or swimming trunks to watch someone much better than i am and enjoy it, than push myself and not accept that i couldn't do better. but if i knew i could still do it, then by all means, i would.

don't get me wrong, i ain't quitting -- not just yet. but i know, that there will be a time that i'd stop, and i'm just open to the thought right now.

just chillin'...

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