In competitive game everyone knows 'it's all about the ball',
hence, 'be the ball!'
I don't play competitively anymore with rules, points, pushing, striving against angry sweaty strange men (yuck).
.........although I seem to be having a better time though.
Who would've thought?!
Recreation. Quite a concept.
There was a time for sure, when I was actually AFRAID of this thing called 'the ball'. That's right!
.........all of me, 6'2", athletic, driving down the field,
........(on my tippy toes)
Figure, this small inanimate object with no personality nor character ten times smaller than me, and I'm still intimidated......
'the ball' (if that's what you want to call it) was something to be protected from......