Before every game, coaches and players go through a game plan. This is especially important if the they've never played the opposing team. To have a chance at winning, they need to know their opponent's strengths and weaknesses. They develop this knowledge by studying their opponents, by spending time looking at footage from several games, and developing an understanding of how the other team plays. They then adapt their game plan to counter what their opponents will bring. For example, if the opposing team has a strong running game, they know they need to focus on protecting the line, not sacking the quarterback, or preventing deep throws down the field. If the opposing team has strong perimeter shooters, they don't prepare to defend post plays....
Metropolitan Seventh-day Adventist Church Blog
A couple of weeks ago, a furious storm ripped through our state with a vengeance. Within a matter of seconds thousands like me were plunged into darkness and forced to endure for several days what I would describe as a “miniature taste of hell itself.” (Darkness + unbearable heat = HELL). I was without electricity for six days, but during that time was blessed to learn several important spiritual lessons. I’d like to share a few with you.