I went for a bit of a run this morning. This is a big deal because I haven’t run in a long time. Not even a little bit. But this morning I stepped out the door for my occasional walk and turned it into a partial run. My legs were hesitant but game for the … Continue reading No Coasting
Running, they say, is 90% mental. And the other 10% is also mental. Now, while that’s a bit of an exaggeration, I have learned over the past ten years that it’s not very far off the mark. It takes an act of the will, a mental decision, to get out of bed early in the … Continue reading Keep Running, Christian!
(Originally posted July 14, 2011) This thought has returned to me recently concerning my writing. I'm also struggling to re-establish a running routine, so I'm engaged with that mental battle as well. I am now 51years old, a mother-in-law, and a grandmother. I am also a writer. My primary identity, however, is Child of God. This is … Continue reading Just Who Do I Think I Am?!
(Originally published 6/27/16) After almost three years in Texas I have found a Saturday morning running group that meets relatively close to where we live and runs through a nice area, with small-town charm, finishing at a sweet little coffee shop. Among these folks I can talk easily about various things that runners talk about … Continue reading Longing in Exile