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Bored to Tears

Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to pay attention when you’re actually interested in what’s going on? You know, like training, conversation, worship… Continue reading

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Training Run

A bit of insanity coupled with determination and dedication can be helpful in training for obstacle course/mud runs. And… a bit amusing to casual observers. Continue reading

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Joy in the Mountains-Part II

The starter, not wanting to burden some fit, well-prepared young group, tells me, “Just find a team of three people your age and run with them.” Continue reading

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Preparing for the Race

Nearing the fifth mile,
I feel that urging of the body,
the tiredness of legs and arms,
wanting me to ease up,
to be more sane, Continue reading

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Valor vs. Discretion

By ten o’clock, we were in the eighties and well on own way to a predicted heat index of a hundred-and-one. My occasional bits of work in the un-shaded parts soon had my clothes soaked with sweat. Continue reading

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