Swimming lessons

Clinging to the edge of the pool, puffing and gasping, I remembered how I'd once thought that athletes were people who worshiped their bodies. How I'd scorned them for what I thought was their limited outlook! As I considered with dread the need to continue diving practice, I was struck by my feeling of limitation and wondered if maybe the flipper was now on the other foot.

Perhaps I'd overlooked the fact that athletics provide us with an excellent opportunity to overcome the restricting belief that man lives in and is governed by matter.

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