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Many might say that life is a bowl of cherries or as Forrest Gump might say life is a box of chocolates I find both these statements to be true but not as much as what I say Life is like a big football game Every day is like a new play Every week is like 1st down Finally every year begins like a new quarter Although the one thing that is different in this football game is that it never ends In football there are penalties for making mistakes just like in life there are consequences for your actions There are also rewards for doing well in life just like in football you can get touchdowns There are also referees in life and football If you dont understand how the game works here is a concise description Two opposing teams face off in a game One team tries to move the football into the other teams end-zone while the other team keeps them from scoring If a player does something against the rules they are penalized The penalty for making a mistake is accounted for by yards The worse or more dangerous the penalty is the more yards that are taken away or given The person who calls the penalties is the referees You might think to yourself how does some sport pertain to life in any way shape or form at all It is like my dad always says Everything in life can be boiled down to a football analogyOne of the penalties most commonly known is offsides This is when a player on the defense moves into the area where the ball is on the ground before the ball is moved This penalty only occurs strictly because of lack of self discipline There are no if ands or buts about it That is not the only penalty that is related to self discipline Also when you make the penalty
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