Core, Dreams and Desires, faith, Lack of Time, Our Focus, Priorities, running with God, The Three Frustrations of a Runner, the will of God, Training the Mind, Uncategorized

Your Biggest Resource in Doing the Will of God

God gives us many blessings and gifts as we follow Him.  Much of the time, it is different between each person because none of us are created the same.  We have different personalities, different backgrounds, different likes and dislikes and so forth.  But there is one resource He gives us that is in the same… Continue reading Your Biggest Resource in Doing the Will of God

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Mo Half Marathon Recap

I can’t begin to explain the peace that I had going into this race as well as actually running it.  For about two weeks prior God had been laying on my heart Isaiah 26:3, “Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace, whose mind is stayed on thee: because he trusteth in thee.” Even with a… Continue reading Mo Half Marathon Recap

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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?

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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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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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So You’re Taking a Trip?

Most everyone likes taking a journey…but not all.  Travel for vacations and visiting family and friends are usually something we look forward to with anticipation.  However, there are some trips that we have wanted to forego, like to the dentist or the hospital and certainly to a funeral home.  As we get older, I think… Continue reading So You’re Taking a Trip?

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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!

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Attention! This Was the Best Race I have Ever Ran

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!

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7 things to do on Valentine’s Day as a Single Person

 February 14th is surrounded by roses, chocolates, and “I love you” from our special someone.   As a single person it can sometimes hurt to watch all the couples exchange gifts and go on dates while we are left alone.  “When will it be my turn?” can sometimes be all we can think.  Here are seven… Continue reading 7 things to do on Valentine’s Day as a Single Person