Return of the Desert Fathers

Backblast: Return of the Desert Fathers
Date: Wednesday, 1/18/22 – 5:30 AM
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PAX@DaVinci@Panhandle (respect), @Shiplap@Jolly (respect), @SAGA@Sparrow@Tortuga (respect), @Pool Boy
FNGs: 0
Q@Da Vinci
Total: 8
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Conditions: annoyingly mild

Warmorama, follow the leader to Joshua Tree

Thang: The PAX chose from Wild, Mild or Child (concealed in envelopes – read saying and then do exercise)

  1. Wild

Panhandle flutters to 60
“A beginner who is insulted and tolerates it is like a tree that is watered each day.” Isaiah 1
“The beginning of evil is distraction.” Poemen 43

Around the school with every staircase (burpee for early finish)
“A beginner who is insulted and tolerates it is like a tree that is watered each day.” Isaiah 1

Sprint to goal posts, 70% back
“Go and attach yourself to a person who fears God, and from your contact with that person he will teach you too to fear God” Poemen 65

Jacobs ladder (10x up the hill, increasing burpees, 1 – 10)
“We see three physical activities with Abba Pambo: no food until evening every day, silence, and a great deal of handiwork.” Poemen 149

30 burpees
“The beginning of evil is distraction.” Poemen 43

2. Mild

Panhandle Flutters to 40
“Do not entrust your conscience to somebody in whose heart you do not have confidence.” Poemen S 14

Around the school with every other staircase (burpees if you finish early)
“If a person has humility, is indifferent to goods, and does not pass judgment, the fear of God comes to him.” Euprepius 5

Sprint to goal posts, 40% back
“A person is as in need of humble-mindedness and of the fear of God as he is of the breath that comes out of his nose.” Poemen 49

Jacobs ladder (7x up the hill, increasing burpees to 1-7 )
“It is said of abba Pior that every day he started all over again” Poemen 85

20 burpees
“Do not fulfill your own will; rather accept the obligation to humble yourself before your brother.” Poemen 157

3. Child

Panhandle Flutters to 30
“Deeds are good, but indifferent to posssessions is greater than all.” Theodore of Pherme1

Around the school with no staircases (burpee if you finish early)
“A brother said to Abba Poemen, ’If I fall into grievous sin, my thoughts devour me and accuse me, saying ’Why did you fall?” The elder said to him: ’at whatever time a person fall into a misdeed and say, ‘I sinned,’ it is done with, immediately.” Poemen 98

Mozy lap
“We do not need anything other than alert intelligence.” Poemen 134

Jacobs ladder (5x up the hill, increasing burpees to 1-7 )
“A person living with his neighbor ought to be like a pillar of stone: insulted but not getting angry; revered without becoming haughty.” Poemen S 11

10 burpees
“Satan does not know by which passion the soul is worsted. He sows, but he know not whether he will reap; he sows some people with porneia, others with slanderous thoughts, and likewise with the rest of the passion and to whatever passion he notices a soul inclining, he fires it up.” Matoes 4

Moleskine:
“If Moses had not led the sheep to a fold, he would not have seen what he saw at the bush.” Poemen S 8

Prayer: Prayed

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