The Sunday Preach:
'Everyday is your Superbowl'
"We have no such luxury of scheduling either our fires or where in the home these fires will occur. We may go to two in one day, one this week, or one in a year. Whenever a fire happens, we must be ready. For firefighters, every day is potentially game day, and we must be ready to play." (25 to Survive: Reducing Residential Injury and LODD Pg. 221.)
Tonight marks the culmination of the 2017 NFL season. Last years post season acquisitions, pre-season training camps, pre-season games, the regular season 16 week schedule, the playoff's... all end in this.
It ends tonight, a battle to win the pinnacle game of the season. For some... tonight may produce the pinnacle win of their careers.
Tonight for us in the fire service marks another night, like most of the other 364 we face. Our battle against the ravages of fire never ends. Will tonight bring your 'fire of the year' or perhaps the one that you will talk about for the rest of your career?
One thing is certain, the 'pre-game' on television for the 'big game' is longer than the game itself. What will you 'pre-game' today to make the fire of your career tonight an epic win for you and your team?
Here's one 'pre-game' tip relevant for today. It is something that I know excellent firefighters, fire officers, outside linebackers and wide receivers all pride themselves in knowing. They know their play books COLD. They strive to be the best at their positions, they want to work for and in efficient teams.. review your SOP/SOG 'playbooks' today.
Be effective, be efficient, be well read and on the top of your game... today could be your day...
Is your team ready to bring home the trophy?