Core, depression, Dreams and Desires, faith, Knowing Your Why, Lack of Time, motivation, Our Focus, Relax, running with God, the will of God, Training the Mind

Stressed Out Because of the Lack of Time?  Check this out!

As I sat in my favorite coffee shop one afternoon with an hour of work left to go I was starting to get tired and foggy brained.  I asked God to help me pursue till the end.  I had a few posts left to write and I wanted to at least get a quick draft… Continue reading Stressed Out Because of the Lack of Time?  Check this out!

As A Person, Core, depression, Dreams and Desires, feelings, Lack of Time, Letting Go and Letting God, motivation, Our Focus, Priorities, Relax, Training the Mind

The Biggest Waste of Time is Not What You Think

/ What do you think is the biggest waste of a Christian’s time?  My first thought for the 21st century was Social Media.  But God opened my eyes to realize that this is actually not the case.  The Biggest Waste of Time for a Christians Life is actually ... Worry We worry because of fear. … Continue reading The Biggest Waste of Time is Not What You Think

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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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Using the Power of Hebrews 12:3 to Become a Better Runner

I have always loved Hebrews 12:1-2 as a runner!  Running is a huge parallel to Christianity and these verses reaffirmed my observation. “Wherefore seeing we also are compassed about with so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every weight, and the sin which doth so easily beset us, and let us run… Continue reading Using the Power of Hebrews 12:3 to Become a Better Runner

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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

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3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation

Motivation, as I’ve said before, is fleeting, just like our feelings.  It comes and goes in the moment.  Motivation could actually be easily classified as a feeling.  It’s a good feeling that makes us want to get something done. Though there are many reasons why you may be lacking motivation, here are the top three… Continue reading 3 Reasons Why You Might be Lacking Motivation

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When Your Dreams Take a Detour

When God gave me a vision for Be Still and Run, I thought it was going to just fall into place and happen overnight, but boy was I wrong.  There have been so many detours to my plans that I eventually just stopped trying so hard to get things to happen in my time and tried to flow with God’s schedule.  Maybe those of you who have been with me for awhile have noticed that. 

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

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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?

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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