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!
Why can’t I sleep?? There have been a few times throughout my life that I am exhausted throughout the day and can’t sleep at night, but this one particular night was awful. I tossed and turned and couldn’t find a comfortable position to lay. My mind was swirling with all types of anxieties, including that… Continue reading Insomnia
I’m going to be vulnerable with you. Once a month I struggle with feelings of depression as part of my cycle. Sometimes it lasts for minutes, other times it lasts for days. I have found a trick to beating these feelings or at least stuff them away until the time passes, but I’ve recently encountered… Continue reading Depression – Living without Hope
One afternoon my dad picks up my bag of resistance bands and asks me what they are. After I tell him, his reply was simple, true, and yet hilarious: “Oh, you do resistance training and I resist training!” In that moment I realized something. We have a choice. We either train or we don’t. There… Continue reading Do you do Resistance Training or do you Resist Training?
Fear says, “Look at how far you have left.” But Faith says, “Look at how far you’ve come.” Faith is of God. Fear is of the devil. You cannot have one while you have the other. One will rule, while the other cries. Faith pleases God. Fear delights the devil. Faith consists of trusting God… Continue reading It’s Your Choice – Faith or Fear??
It's time to toss aside your bridles and run with freedom!
Should I? Should I Not? Ever had this run through your mind when making a decision? If you’re anything like me you have and multiple times, maybe even every hour for weeks on end! I know how complicated making decisions can be, but during these times of confusion and uncertainty it has drawn me closer… Continue reading Should I, Should I Not
Letting Go of the Boat Have you ever had that one endeavor, that one dream, or that one task that just seems so daunting? I have. A lot of them! Ones that seem so far out of reach that they are like mere fantasies rather than things that could actually become reality. God has… Continue reading The Life Jacket
Are you guilty of it? Take the Quiz to find out! Answer these questions, really pondering over what is being asked. Are you lacking peace?Are there things in your life that bother you?Do you worry about anything?Do you neglect refreshing yourself on a daily basis?Are you easily agitated or irritated?Do your emotions seem to dictate… Continue reading The Much Neglected Necessity