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!
Poverty in Prayer
Three whole weeks ago, on Friday, March 13, 2020, we officially began our homebound exile from society. At first it was self-imposed, as my husband discovered that he had a fever (it was just a cold—he’s fine). On that day the alarms increased hourly in the news, and the need to isolate ourselves became as … Continue reading Poverty in Prayer
Romans 8:18-27, Suffering and Glory
Originally posted February 18, 2020, at Women of Purpose. The passage we studied last week, Romans 8:18-27, opens with a verse that always tugs at my heart, and often brings me to tears. Building on his previous thought, that we suffer with Christ in order to be glorified with him, Paul declares “For I consider … Continue reading Romans 8:18-27, Suffering and Glory
(Originally published August 5, 2013) The "Footprints in the Sand" poem by Mary Stevenson, written in the 1930's, has been given a slight update in cartoon format which is making the rounds of the various Social Media sites. It seems to resonate with many of my friends; I know it grabbed my attention. … Continue reading Bedraggled Believer