back to the basics, Background/About, Be Still, faith, Life, running with God, Uncategorized

The Difference between Living with God Rather Than for Him

The difference between living for God rather than with Him is huge. Living for God is a servant mindset alone. Living with God is focused on a relationship.

Be You, Healthy Living, Life, Warming Up

The Perfect Morning Routine

I absolutely love my mornings!  My perfect morning routine changes as the years go by and consumes many of the morning hours, but when laid out, it looks pretty simple. Rise. Drink water and take minerals. Coffee. Quiet Time. Run. Breakfast. Work. I love this simple routine of mine, especially since I’m able to do… Continue reading The Perfect Morning Routine

Charater Qualities, Core, feelings, Knowing Your Why, Our Focus, pain, Podcast, recovery, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Using Injuries to Your Advantage

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

Be Still, faith, half-marathon, pain, prayer, Racing, recovery, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

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

As A Person, back to the basics, Core, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, motivation, Our Focus, pain, Podcast

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

Core, faith, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, Love, motivation, prayer

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?

Be You, Knowing Your Why, Life, motivation, Our Focus, running with God, Uncategorized

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?

As A Person, Learning from the Garden, Life, motivation, Nature, Our Focus, Podcast

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

As A Person, Background/About, Be Still, Be You, feelings, Knowing Your Why, Letting Go and Letting God, Life, Racing

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?