Just plain interesting…..
How we treat our godly temple speaks volumes. That which we love, we take of. We wouldn’t throw a precious heirloom on the floor or use our favorite piece of clothing to scrub windows, would we?
1 Peter 3:3-4 “Do not let your adorning be external—the braiding of hair and the putting on of gold jewelry, or the clothing you wear— but let your adorning be the hidden person of the heart with the imperishable beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which in God’s sight is very precious.
I am able to do Crossfit today because exactly 15-years-ago – August 27, 1998 – I got very, very drunk. It was the drunk I needed to hit my bottom. No mas. The end. Sayanara Corona.
It was the first time in my life I surrendered – completely. I finally said out loud to a room full of people what I had known for many, many years: I am an alcoholic.
Exercise and work were the counter-balances I used to physically and mentally sustain my drinking career for so many years. Luckily I have a career in which drinking is a badge of honor. Journalists are awesome alcoholics. Ever notice how many bars are located across the street from newspapers?
I used exercise – competitive exercise – to shield myself from the damage I was doing to my body with drugs and alcohol. The more I drank and smoked dope…
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