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Nant'an Message of Unity

(The following are excerpts from the full letter issued May 1, 2020. That letter can be read in full here)

If you have been in the gloom with us for more than 6-8 weeks, no doubt you recognize that for us, physical fitness is just the first step to “Get Right” on our individual paths toward becoming Virtuous Leaders. Our journey is also toward becoming (a) gracious leader full of character and integrity, so virtuous that he is capable of significant positive community impact and ultimately able to leave a legacy for generations to come.  As part of that journey we seek obstacles to overcome, we push ourselves to become comfortable with the uncomfortable and we challenge ourselves everyday to be better men.  We fail, we fall, we stand back up and we push forward. 

These are frustrating, complicated times. None of us know for sure the extent of this pandemic’s impact on our safety, and that challenges us emotionally where we are the most vulnerable.  Further, when in that moment of vulnerability we are faced with concern for the well being and safety of our families, we are hardwired to call on our protective instincts that leave little room for empathy, understanding and grace.
 
With that, I will implore all of you (to) remember that every man...every single man, with whom you share the gloom, is facing the same challenges from this pandemic as you. Realize, while he may not have the same opinions or beliefs about its impact, like you, he too is doing what he believes is best for himself, his family and his community.  And most importantly know and believe, he is more like you than he is different. 

Understand WE are simply being challenged emotionally and if WE dig deep to find the empathy, understanding and grace in OUR hearts, WE TOGETHER will overcome this obstacle just as we do together in the gloom! DoA said “...remember you’re a little wrong and he’s a little right.” But I say, more importantly than that, no matter what, WE ARE ALWAYS STRONGER TOGETHER!


~Nant’an

Why do we call it G2? Cause that's what F3 calls Information. Read on for this months Information!



ANNOUNCING F3 Naperville Lincoln Games!!

May 11 - May 24 

This team oriented competition will test the hearts, spirits, and strength of the PAX as they complete virtual and real OYO (keeping it safe!) workouts for points. Not sure what the winner gets BESIDES PRIDE AND PHENOMENAL COSMIC BRAGGING RIGHTS FOR ALL ETERNITY. Check out 1stF Channel on Slack for the deets!!
LIVE VIRTUAL BEATDOWNS CONTINUE!!

Our regularly scheduled LIVE Virtual Posts continue for your exercise enjoyment while our beloved AO's remain in hibernation. Sign up to Q on the Qsheet - EH men you know need a place to connect, exercise, and become better leaders.


DEATH ROW RECORDS: Monday - Saturday 5:15 AM
BAD BOYS RECORDS: Monday - Friday 5:15 AM, Saturday 6:30AM


Follow the Pre-Blasts for more information on Slack.

CHECK OUT THE Q SHEET TO SIGN UP - YOU ARE FREED TO LEAD.

F3 NAPERVILLE CONCEIRGE SERVICES SURGES!
 

F3 Naperville created a free, personalized, homebound concierge service to grocery shop, pickup subscriptions, and provide other services for those in need in our communities.


We've been privileged to serve West Suburban Community Pantry and Will County Senior Services with food donations and food drop off. The support is amazing and we're honored to serve! 
 

Reach out to your local senior communities, your churches and pastors. If you or someone you know needs assistance, please don’t hesitate to pass on the contact information:

Phone: 331-444-2523
f3naperville.com/grocerydelivery 
f3naperville@gmail.com

Once we receive the request we'll reach back to coordinate specifics.

Ronda Rousey, Smallcakes, and Cousin Eddie are taking the lead - please contact them as we continually need volunteers.

F3 NAPERVILLE STRONG!!! Just a little reminder that...

WE BEAT LOUISVILLE!!! 161 PAX came out on APRIL 11 to set PR's, ridiculous numbers, and total cumulative mileage of 1416.77!!!




CONGRATS TO THE ENTIRE PAX OF F3 NAPERVILLE FOR ACCELERATING!!
UPCOMING:


Qsource
:
Wednesdays, 6:25am
Right after Virtual Posts. Check 3rdF Channel on Slack for the link to join the virtual leadership.


F3 Naperville Virtual Happy Hour
:
Wednesdays, 5:00pm.
Check the 2ndF Channel on Slack to join with your brothers to celebrate the end of Hump Day. 
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