It doesn't matter what goes on in your life, there is only one thing that matters, and this characteristic, which is common among Christian runners, is deadly to that one thing...
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
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?
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?
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!
When the winds of adversity strike us, are we prepared to fight??
Does it really matter if your day goes perfectly as planned? What is more important in your life? Are you upholding that standard when things don't go the way you wanted it to?
Running to the best of your ability is way more enjoyable and realistic than shooting for an impossible picture of perfectionism.
How does one define what perfection is if it doesn't exist? In this post I share how perfection is not something we should throw out altogether but rather be used to our advantage.