THE SCENE: Cloudy, temp about 70.
F3 WELCOME & DISCLAIMER
20 Plank Jacks, Plank Stretches, 10 Iron Mikes, 10 Windmills, 10 Rockettes, Michael Phelps
Mosey to Cone 1 at Stop Sign at Southeastern Corner of Admin Bldg. We will run back up the semi-circle road toward Stop Sign at Northeastern Corner. We stop[ at cones to do exercises. There will be 8 cones with the last cone at the stop sign at the Northeastern Corner. We go forth by method depicted on the cone. Then we run back. However, with each run back and forth we lose the end cone. In other word we run cone 1 to 8, then 8 to 2, then 2 to 7, etc. The cones and methods of running are shown.
- Cone 1: 20 American Hammers (regular count). Sprint to next cone.
- Cone 2: 20 Side Straddle Hops (normal count). Bernie to next cone.
- Cone 3: 20 Merkins. Skip to next cone.
- Cone 4: 20 Big Boys. Sprint to next cone.
- Cone 5: 20 Hello Dollies (normal count). Sprint to next cone.
- Cone 6: 20 Carolina Dry Docks. Skip to next cone.
- Cone 7: 20 Squat Jumps. Bernie to next cone.
- Cone 8: 20 Bicycle Kicks (regular count). Sprint to next cone.
Go to Roadshow Run. We will run to trail at end of the run. We will do 40 Baby Crunches and 20 Squats. Then we run back up but at each set of stairs we do 20 Calf Raises before running on up the stairs. At bat cave we do more Baby Crunches until six arrives.
Run to AO.
20 Flutter Kicks, 20 Hello Dollies, Stretches.
COUNT-OFF & NAME-O-RAMA
15 men with no FNGs.
CIRCLE OF TRUST/BOM:
When In Need
All of us have faced time of great distress that can lead to significant anxiety or depression. We are encouraged, in F3, to reach out to our brothers when in need. We may be quite depressed when a brother turns to help us. Often, those who are depressed are not good at accepting help. When brothers reach out to us, there are some things we need to remember:
- Be gracious to those who come to you. This may be difficult to do because we are so down and out. However much we are hurting, we need to show appreciation to the brother who took his time to come to us.
- Accept what is given. Some people are better at giving advice or listening to us than others. Some people may give advice that you already have tried or that you don’t think is that wise. That’s ok. Search for the pools of wisdom in what they say and remember that your brother has come to you out of love, no matter what the advice. His coming to you is gift enough.
- Use what is given to build yourself back up. Unfortunately, when we are hurt and down we sometimes get stuck in the role of a victim. We can’t believe our fate and we are angry about where we are. As Christ said to the invalid, “Pick up your mat and walk.” Take strength and assistance from your brothers and use it for change.
- Don’t expect people to come to you if you aren’t calling on them to. When we have something happen to us, people will come for a while. They care. But people may stop coming to you after a period of time. You may feel forgotten and get angry, thinking people don’t care. Remember that people get busy with their own lives and problems. Don’t expect them to keep coming if you aren’t asking them to.
- Leave people feeling glad they visited. You need encouragement in your time of need but our visitors need encouragement as well. It isn’t easy to take time out of one’s day to visit a person who is ungracious. If you continually depict a picture of misery, it is the rare person who will continue to visit you again and again. Thank the visitor for coming and let them know that you care for them too.
If we can do these things when in need we will find that are wounds are healed more easily. We are accepting the gifts God places before us and we can regain our strength again
Prayers for those in the Philippines where the Covid rate has risen significantly; prayers for other countries where Covid is on the rise; prayers for Mr. Jinxy who is recovering from injuries after his automobile accident.