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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?

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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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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?

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Ever felt like there has to be more to life than what your living?

Episode #17: Nuggets of Wisdom with Kristin Dronchi https://anchor.fm/bestillandrun/episodes/Ep--17---Nuggets-of-Wisdom-with-Kristen-Dronchi--There-has-to-be-more-to-life-than-this-e1i11rf For a quick recap, Kristin and I cover some amazing things, such as: Why you don’t need a miracle morning routine, because your personal time with the Lord is exactly that, YOUR personal time with the Lord. We go over how being creative and flexible not… Continue reading Ever felt like there has to be more to life than what your living?

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The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever

At an early age, I accepted Christ as my Lord and Saviour.  But during my teen years, I struggled a lot with conflict between my spirit and my flesh.  I knew I should pray and read the bible.  I knew I should meditate on the Word.  I knew I should be kind.  I knew all… Continue reading The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever

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Let God Love You

Let God Love You As I listened to a podcast, a couple years ago, by Emma Mae McDaniel, she talked about how God had been telling her, “Let Me Love You.” That struck my heart immediately, as if God was saying it directly to me.  So I began to tell God, “I want to let… Continue reading Let God Love You

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What is Surrender?

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?

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Attention! Part Two of the the Best Race Ever

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!