Tag Archives: Mud Run

Running through the Mud

It is often the least enjoyable segments of life that best prepare us for our greatest testings–and our greatest delights. Continue reading

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Training Time

Seeing the challenges and frustrations in our lives as training for greater spirituality doesn’t make them fun; it can help us appreciate them more. Continue reading

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More than Conquerors

When we remember that the goal is getting to the Other Side, we might consider that failing a particular obstacle is not actually failure, just re-direction to an alternate path to success. Continue reading

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Blackberry Winter

Sometimes, just when things look really promising, some sort of adversity shows up. Keep going! Blackberry Winter doesn’t last forever… Continue reading

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A Matter of Choice

In spite of all our aches and pains, we can still choose to make a great day! Continue reading

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Paying the Piper

I’m not sure whether it was the four miles of bluff trails or the nearly sixty-two years but either way: it was worth it! Continue reading

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Karaoke

A tiny bar and grill in a small town can be a mighty fine place to enjoy an evening with your son… assuming he’s at least 21! Continue reading

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