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?
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
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?
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?
The Journey Continues – From 2015 to Now
Looking at my very first post from June 12th 2019, I never would have imagined it would go from a simple hobby blog, to a dream business!
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
What is God’s Purpose in Pain?
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?
Why Do I Follow God?
I was thinking over Easter weekend about all that God has done for me, and while I’ve thought about this many times, it came to me in a new way. I realized…