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.
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?
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!
“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
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
Looking back on the Past, while Leaning on Christ for the Future As the New Year of 2020 played out, I couldn’t help but wonder if I was doing it all wrong. Where my goals really something I wanted to do? After praying about them for two months and never getting an answer I thought… Continue reading Relaxing