So, it is our duty as mortal, thought-producing, free-will bearing, and yet, spiritual beings to carry each other's burdens, to share in each other's experiences, and not just beg our perspective to see what another sees, but walk our eyes over to the other side and truly see for ourselves.
"Melissa! You're running 4th leg!" If emojis existed back then, I would have definitely been the one with the blue face and bulging, disbelieving eyes. Trying to explain my short-distance, long-distance logic proved ineffective in talking my couch out of putting me in the race. Jesus be a rescue inhaler.