At an early age, I accepted Christ as my Lord and Saviour. But during my teen years, I struggled a lot with conflict between my spirit and my flesh. I knew I should pray and read the bible. I knew I should meditate on the Word. I knew I should be kind. I knew all… Continue reading The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever
Recovery can be one of the toughest points of training, both physically and mentally, whether we are recovering from a spiritual or physical workout. Yet, recovery is a huge factor in training that is often over-looked or underrated.
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!
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!
Hey there! We’ve been busily working behind the scenes with Be Still and Run and now we are finally ready to share with you what we have been up to! If the Lord wills, so many new things are just around the corner, and we are excited to see what God does in the future! Here are the… Continue reading What’s Been Going on Behind the Scenes
“As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.”Psalm 17:15 The other morning, while enjoying an easy four miler, I noticed a farm truck approaching a two-way stop at an intersection, the same one I would soon be at. I am always leery as… Continue reading How God uses the Complexities of our Brains and the Wisdom of His Spirit to Draw us Back to Himself
Ya’ll I can’t even begin to explain how great this journey has been! I had originally planned on running a Half-Marathon in the year 2020 but because of Covid, that got canceled. Then this year, 2021, I planned on running the same Half-Marathon from 2020. But no, God had other plans! Great plans!! Before I… Continue reading My First Full Marathon Training and Race Recap
Sometimes in life we have to make decisions that we wish we could avoid. Sometimes it challenges our pride and sometimes it challenges our heart. We come to a cross-road where we wonder which road to take. That is when you need to look back on your why’s and priorities… If you have them. The… Continue reading Your “A” Race – What is more important to you??
Have you ever set yourself up to accomplish a goal or task and half way through wondered why you’re doing it? That's what I've been thinking for the last few days - Why am I training to run 26.2 miles?? People have said it doesn't matter what your "why" is, you just need to have… Continue reading Marathon Training – Knowing Your Why
Have you ever watched a hurdles race? To me that looks awful. Running straight forward is hard enough, but running and then jumping over fences throughout the race… no thank you. I sometimes just struggle picking my feet up high enough so that I don’t scrape my shoe across the pavement. But do you know… Continue reading “I Am Never Running Again”