A Brave Loop

A Brave Loop

If anyone has read my backblast – probably not a lot since I do not write them often enough BUT I am neither flashy nor entertaining and strictly get to the point of the day.

But today I do have one thing that I will share that has been weighing on my heart these last few weeks. So much in the past I have relied on the 1st F (which is great btw – we all need it) to bring me satisfaction, happiness and purpose – but to be honest it really hasn’t. What it has done for me (and I am only speaking for myself) is drawn me further away from my family and God because I rely too heavily on the physical aspect of F3. I could go on and on as to why I have done this in the past but I would rather focus on the future. My relationship with Jesus has grown exponentially over the last month and its mainly because I did not have much of one to begin with. I went to Church, sang the songs, listened to the sermon and then went about my week, never looking back or forward and absolutely never spending time in the Word or time alone with Christ. Jesus has really hit me hard these last few weeks and i have began to realize that He is the most important thing in my life and I need to stop searching for purpose and start trusting His will for my life – as He is my purpose and He will use me as he see fits in any situation i encounter. Why am I telling you all this, I wanted to share this because I feel like something has drastically changed in my life over these last few weeks and honestly, its hard to keep in BUT also I would like for everyone who reads this to know that i need accountability, I need people to tell me when i am not acting Christ like, when I fall short of being a friend. This is just the start of my deeper Jesus-centered walk so I will trip up, I will say things or do things that don’t sound like what I am saying here – but just know I am working hard on myself through Him to be better, to love you all more as Jesus did and most of all love Him more.

Probably didn’t expect all that from a Brave backblast but there it is, I said it…lol

So with all that being said, here is the ‘to the point of the day’ backblast. Another soggy Carolina morning as Mario and YHC drew straws on who would Q this morning. Still not sure who won but I took the reigns and off we went. It was a quick decision on whether or not we should hit the deck as the rain had suddenly stopped and the puddle soaked pavement started to feel more welcoming – so we took a chance and headed out on my planned route down community.

We made a stop at the first intersection for some merkins and squats, allowing the 6 to catch up. Then headed over to the apartments at the intersection of Bryant Farms and Community House for a bearcrawl/crawlbear sequence, intertwined with some merkins and squats once again.

Once that was over we made our way to the shell station at the corner of BF and Elm for some pump to pump bear crawls and squats. Bearcrawl to each pump, 5 squats at each pump x 4.

We then moseyed over to the stairwell by bradshaws for 7s – burpees and squats.

Quick Mosey to the stoplight at Ballantyne commons and elm for merkins, squats and flutters and then headed west towards the playground off the murderhorn.

Once we arrived, we accomplished 3 rounds of 5 LBCs and 5 pull-ups.

After which, we headed back for COT. Total of around 5 miles for the day and made it just in time to make COT.


Prayers for Buckys Mother-in-law and our current world relationships as many have probably read the news today.

Announcements: Davinci and Stonehenge convergence on 1/11 (i think). Get with Wild Turkey and Mighty Mite for deets.

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4 years ago

Thanks so much for this One-Niner. Love that you put this together, thanks for sharing what you do (will help many) and great lead!!

JRR Tolkien
4 years ago

That’s my boi One-Niner. Great job. #IAM3RD

4 years ago

Love what you wrote, One-Niner. Proud of you for posting this. T-claps, indeed. In the apostle Paul’s 2nd letter to Timothy (Paul was Timothy’s mentor, so to speak) – he inked these words: “Do not waste time arguing over godless ideas and old wives’ tales. Instead, train yourself to be godly. “Physical training is good, but training for godliness is much better, promising benefits in this life and in the life to come.” This is a trustworthy saying, and everyone should accept it.”
‭‭1 Timothy‬ ‭4:7-9‬ ‭NLT‬‬

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