Monday, January 17, 2011

Run In Such a Way

Run in such a way as to get the prize. Everyone who competes in the games goes into strict training. They do it to get a crown that will not last, but we do it to get a crown that will last forever. Therefore I do not run like someone running aimlessly; I do not fight like a boxer beating the air. (1 Corinthians 9:24-26)

This is a message of discipline, training, or practicing. This is true for spiritual as well as physical training. It is also true in academic training (such as studying, doing review questions, and doing homework) and in working at your job.

"Run in such a way to get the prize." Intend and aim to get the prize. (Visualize and pray for it.) Do whatever it takes to obtain the prize - whatever training, running drills (in sports), immersing in ice water (sports), review questions (academics), summarization (academics), and other types of studying (academics and work). (Do whatever it takes, but within moral and ethical boundaries.)

Do not be the boxer who beat the air without hitting the opponent. If you are merely going through the motion without intention of getting the prize, you are like the boxer beating the air. Do not be like the runner just going through the motion (only because the coach told him to) and never winning any races.

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Friday, January 7, 2011

Ideas for Your New Year's Resolutions 2011

If you need ideas for your new year's resolutions, here are mine.
  1. Lose weight, by training to become the thumb wrestling champion
  2. Learn something new... like performing brain surgery… on myself.
  3. Spend more time with family and friends… on Facebook.
  4. Take a job with the Long Island Railroad and turn down the NFL, so that I can spend more time with family
    ...on Facebook
    ...with my phone while operating the train.
  5. Be more organized and productive… by outsourcing to India and China.
  6. Get out of debt starting a company that would clear the snow in New York right after a blizzard, and cut costs outsourcing to workers from India and China.
  7. Form a coffee-party of Democrats to retake Congress.
  8. Bitch about the economy; wait, I did that last year.
  9. Drink more water… without peeing more.
  10. Gain weight… by drinking more water without peeing more.

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