Do we need to pay the penalty?

Turning to divine law, an athlete finds freedom from pain and injury.

Many of us enjoy participating in sporting events. We appreciate the camaraderie and the opportunities for excellence these occasions give us. But we may have found that a good performance sometimes results in strain or injury. Is it really necessary for us to pay such a penalty for sincere effort?

This is a question I've often pondered. My experience in athletics had led me to believe that these "penalties" were a natural part of participation in sports. Yet I intuitively felt, as many people do, that this isn't the way life should be. "There ought to be a law ...," as the old cliché goes.

Angels and control
October 14, 1991

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