This mother’s post is almost spot on what our family experiences on a regular basis. My wife shared it recently.
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Great weather for a run this morning. Starting to see a lot more runners out in the mornings now. Enjoyed another run focusing on listening to God instead of letting myself get totally consumed with the craziness of life. Counting down the days until I get on the plane to #SierraLeone #Africa with the team. #HWI #HessLakeRun #GRMarathon #Run4Water
“The primary purpose of prayer is not to change circumstances; the primary purpose of prayer is to change us!” – Draw the Circle: The 40 Day Prayer Challenge by Mark Batterson
Today marks the last of my longer training runs as the taper begins before marathon day. The temp this morning was in the high teens which resulted in a pretty frosty beard. I ended up pushing things a little harder than the training plan called for, but I was trying to make it back home at a decent time. I ended up a bit slower the second half because I pushed things a bit harder than I should have, but that’s just the way it goes. I finished the last half mile strong though. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRGus Give clean water: https://timn.me/2Kx7NEr
It was nice to focus less on running and more on building community. #HWI #KCC #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRHalfMarathon #RiverBankRun
What a joy filled day off celebrating the birth of our Savior with family. I look forward to continuing the celebration over the next week and a half. #Christmas #family #thanks #love
This morning wasn’t hard because of the weather, the terrain, or my physical state, this morning my run was consumed with a battle of my emotions and an ugly part of me that rears it’s head every now and then. Unfortunately, I spent little time during my run in worship or prayer, most of it was spent asking God to change my heart. I have struggled with grace taking a back seat when life gets tough, when I’m faced with the reality of an imperfect world. I quickly turn to frustration and anger. It’s a side of me that I’m ashamed of and generally ends up turning my thoughts against myself with feelings of negative self worth and the desire to just run away from…