Category Archives: Running

Races and Relationships

Running is an excellent allegory of life. It’s a parable for how to live and how to finish. And thankfully, the “real race” is more of a relay than a loner run. Continue reading

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Looking Back—A Different Way

In this post, I want to veer just a bit from my usual more serious approach and show you a little “lighter” way in which I measure my year: places where I have run (or walked or hiked or biked). Continue reading

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A Holy Partnership

I often make parallels between running and life, and it was while enjoying the benefits of a tailwind one day that a new parallel came to mind. Continue reading

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Transforming Regret Into Gratitude

My life has been enhanced by a couple of activities that I have written about often here on the blog, but, what you may not know, is that 1) neither activity was a particular passion of mine when I was younger, and 2) both activities almost got derailed by an attitude of regret. Continue reading

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Building Momentum in Personal Growth and Development (Part 2)

I have discovered–from personal experience–that growth and development in one area of life flows into other areas, even without me necessarily being conscious of it. Continue reading

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Building Momentum in Personal Growth and Development (Part 1)

Now the question I pose is how can we use Newton’s Law of Physics and the Law of Momentum to become a whole person–body, soul and spirit? And what external forces can we bring to bear to start moving in other areas of personal development? Continue reading

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Another Life Lesson from Running

That’s one of the beauties of aerobic exercise done outdoors. It seems to help my brain fire on all cylinders. Even though I’m fully engrossed in the physical task at hand, I can simultaneously be in deep thought about spiritual matters. Continue reading

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