/ What do you think is the biggest waste of a Christian’s time? My first thought for the 21st century was Social Media. But God opened my eyes to realize that this is actually not the case. The Biggest Waste of Time for a Christians Life is actually ... Worry We worry because of fear. … Continue reading The Biggest Waste of Time is Not What You Think
I have always loved Hebrews 12:1-2 as a runner! Running is a huge parallel to Christianity and these verses reaffirmed my observation. “Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run… Continue reading Using the Power of Hebrews 12:3 to Become a Better Runner
I used to stress out about having the onset of an injury because that meant less training and it threatened to pause my running. But, I also used to stress out about not having the onset of an injury, because I was wondering if I wasn’t pushing hard enough. I was so totally confused. Yet… Continue reading Using Injuries to Your Advantage
Even though I became a Christian at a young age, for a long time I struggled with depression. I struggled with feeling worthless, useless, and unfulfilled. For years, I had this feeling of emptiness deep inside my heart that ached to be filled. I was told that this feeling was normal and that I’d just… Continue reading Fulfillment and Satisfaction; The Secret to Gaining True Motivation that Lasts
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?
“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?
Many of us hate pain. Actually, I’ve yet to meet someone who loves pain. Even as a runner, I guarantee most do not like the painful part of working out. There have been a couple times I have almost passed out because of too much pain. Some throw-up, some have anxiety attacks; the reactions vary… Continue reading What is God’s Purpose in Pain?
I was thinking over Easter weekend about all that God has done for me, and while I’ve thought about this many times, it came to me in a new way. I realized…
After so many years of thinking I knew what surrender was, God strongly convicted me that in one certain area, I had not totally and completely surrendered to Him. After years of God saying, “Trust me. Believe me. Rest in me. Commit to me.” I thought I was. But I kept taking it back. I figured that was… Continue reading What is Surrender?
Part Two: This Half Marathon was the best race I’ve ever run. For the last three miles, I was covered in sweat. It was windy, temps were below freezing, and I do not do well in the cold. Besides that, I was now badly dehydrated and my body threatened to cramp up, pass-out, and upchuck the fuel I had recently ingested. But it was during these last few miles that God showed me more of Himself in a beautiful way I’ll never forget!