Last week I wrote about some thoughts about the type of person I want to be here. I want to strive to be kind to everyone I meet and have courage in all situations. But what happens when the realness of being human; imperfect, prone to mistakes, and wired for struggle and sin interfere? I… Continue reading When My Humanity Brings Out the Worst
“For some of us, the soul is resident in the sole, and yearns ceaselessly for light and air and self-expression. Our feet are our very selves. The touch of floor or carpet, grass or mud or asphalt, speaks to us loud and clear from the foot, that scorned and lowly organ as dear to us… Continue reading Barefoot and Broken, Alive and Free
You know what they say, “It’s easier to start a new thing than it is to re-start an old thing.” Actually I have no clue what “they” say or if they even say that but I’m here to say from my experience this has proven true for me. When I first ventured into running it… Continue reading Finding Joy Through the Run
I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching lately about life, dreaming, hoping, organizing, evaluating and discovering who I want to be. What kind of life do I want to lead and where is my place in it? When I think about the kind of life I want and the kind of person I want… Continue reading Have Courage & Be Kind
“Ugh it’s too cold!” “It’s raining” “It’s snowing!” “Let’s go after dinner….(after dinner crash on the couch)” “I’ll do it tomorrow morning (hit snooze a gazillion times)” “It’s too dark, the sun isn’t even awake yet” ….. Weigh myself and wonder why I’m not losing weight. Yep, I’m tired of those excuses! This year I’m… Continue reading Tired of the Excuses
One of my New Year’s goals is to read more. So I decided to challenge myself to read at least 1 book a month. I made a list of all the books I want to read this year in advance and signed up for the Goodreads 2017 reading challenge. It is great because you get to… Continue reading 2017 Reading Challenge
I knew I needed to stop, to rest, to do something. I spent the first week reflecting on the past couple of years. What was working? What wasn’t working? What could we have done differently? How could we make things better? It was through this reflection, that I decided to take the month of January off and focus some much needed time on my family, me and getting our life back on track.