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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

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The One Thing that Completely Changed my Life Forever

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

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What is Surrender?

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?

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Attention! Part Two of the the Best Race Ever

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!

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Attention! This Was the Best Race I have Ever Ran

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!

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How God uses the Complexities of our Brains and the Wisdom of His Spirit to Draw us Back to Himself

“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

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How to Run for Excellence Rather than Perfection

Running to the best of your ability is way more enjoyable and realistic than shooting for an impossible picture of perfectionism.

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How Perfection Slowly Destroys Your Life and Those around You

With Christmas just around the corner I’ve noticed that we can ruin the holidays by focusing on all the wrong things.  One of the biggest distractions is Perfectionism.  People get so caught up in the petty details of life that they don’t even realize how perfection is slowly destroying their life and those around them.  … Continue reading How Perfection Slowly Destroys Your Life and Those around You