When God gave me a vision for Be Still and Run, I thought it was going to just fall into place and happen overnight, but boy was I wrong. There have been so many detours to my plans that I eventually just stopped trying so hard to get things to happen in my time and tried to flow with God’s schedule. Maybe those of you who have been with me for awhile have noticed that.
Category: As A Person
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
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?
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?
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
Is buying your motivation really the best approach?
Did you know buying motivation is possible?! It really is. I've done it as have many others. But is there a better way to obtain motivation?
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?
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.
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?
Do you have a deep desire to surrender to God, but just can’t seem to?
Surrendering to God isn’t a surface issue, it’s a heart problem. It is doubt that God really loves you and that He is good. I read a quote once that said, “Satans goal is to get you to doubt God’s goodness.” Recently Psalm 107 has really stood out to me because it reminds me of… Continue reading Do you have a deep desire to surrender to God, but just can’t seem to?