3/25 The Zoom with Fertile Myrtle

The scene: Lower 40’s, but in the comfort of our opened garages, a few guys at The Mutt, and Wiki from his basement sweat studio. All warped into zoom for a virtual beatdown.
The PAX (9):
Aerobie (R)
Larry Flynt
Old Bay
Plumb Bob
Pork Chop
Fertile Myrtle (QIC)
Welcome/disclaimer – Welcome to F3 in the Cloud
WOR: SSH’s, Arm Circles, Goofballs
3 minute run OYO (90 seconds out/90 seconds back)
The Thang: 2-Rounds HIIT workout. 45 seconds on, 15 seconds rest with 3 minute OYO runs in between (H/T to Captain Crunchberry – adapted from his 2/29 Leap Day Q at The Nest)
  • Launch Pads (jump/tucks)
  • LBC’s
  • OH Presses
  • Step Back Lunges – w/coupon
  • Flutter Kicks w/ Coupon
  • Merkins
  • Bonnie Blairs
  • American Hammers – w/coupon
  • Carolina Drydocks
  • Mountain Climbers
  • Box Cutters
  • Dips w/ coupon or step
  • Monkey Humpers
  • Freddie Mercury
  • Shoulder Taps
Round 2 – rinse and repeat – got through Monkey Humpers
3 minute run OYO (90 seconds out/90 seconds back) – ran out of time
MoM – Jack Webbs – ran out of time
Announcements: nah
Prayers/Intentions – everybody on the front lines of the coronavirus
CoT – Faith not Fear –  Today’s encouragement is to change our perspective and live by faith

Fashioned for Faith, not Fear

“I am inwardly fashioned for faith, not for fear. Fear is not my native land; faith is. I am so made that worry and anxiety are sand in the machinery of life; faith is the oil. I live better by faith and confidence than by fear, doubt and anxiety. In anxiety and worry, my being is gasping for breath—these are not my native air. But in faith and confidence, I breathe freely—these are my native air.
A John Hopkins University doctor says, “We do not know why it is that worriers die sooner than the non-worriers, but that is a fact.” But I, who am simple of mind, think I know; We are inwardly constructed in nerve and tissue, brain cell and soul, for faith and not for fear. God made us that way. To live by worry is to live against reality.”
– Dr. E. Stanley Jones – Methodist missionary and theologian and Ashbury College grad (Wilmore, KY)
While we never could have imagined anything like this happening in our lifetime, this is precisely why we’re out here each morning bettering ourselves. The opportunities will be all around us to reach out-to serve to make an impact-with a word of encouragement, with our presence, in our confidence, in a tangible act or gift. Make an impact men. – AYE!

Matthew 6:25-34

Do Not Be Anxious

25 “Therefore I tell you, do not be anxious about your life, what you will eat or what you will drink, nor about your body, what you will put on. Is not life more than food, and the body more than clothing? 26 Look at the birds of the air: they neither sow nor reap nor gather into barns, and yet your heavenly Father feeds them. Are you not of more value than they? 27 And which of you by being anxious can add a single hour to his span of life?[a] 28 And why are you anxious about clothing? Consider the lilies of the field, how they grow: they neither toil nor spin, 29 yet I tell you, even Solomon in all his glory was not arrayed like one of these. 30 But if God so clothes the grass of the field, which today is alive and tomorrow is thrown into the oven, will he not much more clothe you, O you of little faith? 31 Therefore do not be anxious, saying, ‘What shall we eat?’ or ‘What shall we drink?’ or ‘What shall we wear?’ 32 For the Gentiles seek after all these things, and your heavenly Father knows that you need them all. 33 But seek first the kingdom of God and his righteousness, and all these things will be added to you.
34 “Therefore do not be anxious about tomorrow, for tomorrow will be anxious for itself. Sufficient for the day is its own trouble.

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