On this date in 1996, Crazy After You closed at Shubert Theater after 1,622 consecutive performances.
From 1992 to 2010, Brett Favre started 199 consecutive games as a quarterback in the NFL.
From 1982 to 1998, Cal Ripken played in 2,632 straight baseball games for the Baltimore Orioles.
My favorite record of consistency was set by 72-year-old Stuart Robbins. In 2017, he broke the world record by making 16 consecutive free throws – blindfolded.
There’s a lot to be said for consistency. The Bible reveals the secret to success on any level: “Therefore, my beloved brothers, be steadfast and immovable” (1 Corinthians 15:58).
If you want a life of recovery, here’s all you have to do. Do the basic activities of sobriety every day, every week, every month, every year – for the rest of your life.
Recovery Step: Dwayne Johnson said, “Success isn’t about greatness. It’s about consistency.” Substitute “recovery” for “success” and you have your marching orders.