It’s Tough to Get Up But Harder to Stay Home

It’s Tough to Get Up But Harder to Stay Home

11 PAX followed Bratwurst around Ardrey Kell for the latest installment of Blakovery.  There were some first time guests, a few of the regulars and our fearless leader was a minute early.  With a casual stroll and no disclaimer we were off.


Up Ardey Kell past the high school and a right into the first neighborhood.  Then a quick left onto Zachary Ave and then right onto Pomerace Place. A left on Brandon Brook Drive brings us out to Old Ardrey Kell Rd, right onto Honeynut Drive, left onto Hazleview, left onto Linden Tree Lane, right onto Maplehurst, right onto Society and then out to Community House. While the rest of the PAX went across the street to do the fancy house loop, I returned to the AO to prepare their broga mats for stretching.


Last week I took a week off to rest my aching body.  When Monday morning rolled around it was tough to get up. Everything in me wanted to stay in bed. Even after I go up, I still fought the feeling of going back to sleep. It is easy to stay in bed. It is easy not to do F3. It is easy to be complacent.  Yesterday I was reminded by our Pastor that sometimes one of the biggest sins in my life is complacency.

Sometimes I am a complacent dad.

Sometimes I am a complacent husband.

Sometimes I am a complacent PAX.

Sometimes I am a complacent friend.

Sometimes  I am complacent in my career.

Sometimes I am complacent in my fight against the sin in my life.

For me, Monday morning is less about running (#Imnotarunner) and more about battling complacency.

I am so fortunate that the other 10 guys showed up this morning and helped me battle against complacency today. I don’t get up and face that battle without them.  Tomorrow morning I will face the same battle and God will send another group of guys to help me. I can’t wait.

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