Being a King…

16 Oct 2013 by gebhard, No Comments »

King1At Rendezvous at the Bridge, His Majesty made a remark about not being able to fight as much as he had before He won crown. Someone responded with something similar to “Why not fight as much You want? You’re the King” He replied, “I’m not the King of only the armored fighters, I’m the King of the entire Middle Kingdom”.

I account this for a number of reasons.

One reason is that I don’t think there is anything wrong with any man-at-arms to brag about his/her King.

Another is to show the quality of person the King is.

Finally, for anyone who would want to be a King, I think this is a good thing to think about.

Would you step off the list to teach children throw a flat snap? To judge an A&S display? To hold the rapier field. Visit the archery range? Work with the equestrian community? Course a hound? Help someone who is over burdened? Say something encouraging to someone who is looking down?

In short, are you willing to give up what you do, so that others can do what they do better?

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