As A Person, back to the basics, Core, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, motivation, Our Focus, pain, Podcast

The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them

I took a survey a few months ago to see what some of the most common frustrations of a runner are and it was surprising that these three where literally all there was besides a few personal, more specific issues. Lack of Motivation Lack of Time Reoccurring or Constantly Fighting Injuries Do you have any… Continue reading The Three Frustrations of a Runner and What to Do About Them

Core, faith, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, Love, motivation, prayer

The Secret to Gaining Forward Momentum when you’re Feeling Stuck

Are there things that you wish were different in your life? Can I tell you a secret?

Be You, Knowing Your Why, Life, motivation, Our Focus, running with God, Uncategorized

What Do You Love About Running?

Running has become a big part of my life. It’s become a platform from which God teaches me a lot about life. It has become very important to me. Even though it started out with a simple intention to try something new, it eventually led to a love/hate relationship.  Now that I’ve had four days… Continue reading What Do You Love About Running?

As A Person, Learning from the Garden, Life, motivation, Nature, Our Focus, Podcast

Gaining Motivation to Control our Thoughts by Looking at the Life of a Thistle Plant

As I was weeding our strawberry bed, I came upon the dreaded area where the thistles had taken over.  I grabbed some gloves and got to work only to become frustrated minutes later with my progress.  Everyone knows that in order to keep a thistle from coming back you must take out the root right? … Continue reading Gaining Motivation to Control our Thoughts by Looking at the Life of a Thistle Plant

As A Person, Background/About, Be Still, Be You, feelings, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, Racing

Why am I doing this?

As I ran through the park during a 5k race, the thought finally crossed my mind.  The thought that I had never had but had always heard of.   It came by surprise at the time and I was dead serious.  Why am I doing this?!  I hate running and I’m never running again. It shocked… Continue reading Why am I doing this?

As A Person, Our Focus, the will of God

What the Will of God is NOT.

Everyone wants to know what the will of God is for their life.  And everybody wants to tell everybody what it is, even if they don’t know what it is for themselves.  There are so many books, podcasts, blog posts, and sermons on finding the will of God for one’s life and we try so… Continue reading What the Will of God is NOT.

feelings, Knowing Your Why, Our Focus, Podcast

Has your Motivation to Run Disappeared?

“For consider Him that endured such contradiction of sinners against Himself, lest ye be wearied and faint in your minds.” Hebrews 12:3 This question is by far, the most common I have heard amongst runners.  "I don’t have any motivation to run, where do I get some?" When the motivation to run has left, what… Continue reading Has your Motivation to Run Disappeared?

Be Still, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, Our Focus, pain, Training the Mind, Uncategorized

How to Climb that Mountain

4 Tips to Effectively Climb the Mountain God has Called you to Climb “Be of good courage, and let us behave ourselves valiantly for our people, and for the cities of our God: and let the Lord do that which is good in His sight.” -1 Chronicles 19:13 One beautifully humid morning as I headed… Continue reading How to Climb that Mountain

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How to Rest When there are Things to do and We are Fatigued!

What do you do when you are tired?  What about when you are fatigued? Being tired is one thing, but when we feel exhausted and like we really can’t go on, we normally term that as fatigue. Both terms mean totally different things. Did you know we have something called slow twitch muscles? Slow twitch… Continue reading How to Rest When there are Things to do and We are Fatigued!