“Planning is necessary and will help you, but there comes a time in everything when you have to step out and get in the race. God is waiting for you at the starting line.”The One Year Uncommon Life Daily Challenge by Tony Dungy, Nathan Whitaker
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I have to believe that every runner has those days where you have to sell yourself on the idea of getting your run in. I enjoy my running time, but there are those days where I get up and think to myself, “No one cares if I go out and run, I could just go back to bed”, but when I think about why I am running the idea of not going out quickly fades away. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun #GRMarathon #RiverBankRun I run, you give, I match it, it’s as easy as that. Give to clean water in Africa: https://timn.me/2020HWI
With things warming up yesterday the roads and sidewalks got cleared pretty well. I was able to hit my interval training run paces quite easily. Looking back on the tough training week, I think it was actually a good thing in terms of getting an extra hard without to prepare me for today. I only have a couple of runs left in the training plan before the marathon next week, then it’ll be on to the #RBR 25K training. #HWI #Run4Water #WhyIRun
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…
Great to be out with the #HWI group running again. Had some great conversations. Great to see all the new faces this year and some visitors as well. #GRMarathon #Run4Water
This 4th of July #holiday week we are enjoying camping with 4 generations of Nolte’s. Had a great time at the water park this morning and we’ll be heading to the beach this afternoon. #FamilyCamping #WaterPark #4thofJuly
So it’s been a few days since my last post. When things get busy I find it hard to get them in. Things have been kind of crazy. I just noticed too that my last real blog post was Tuesday. Wednesdays always get busy and late, actually I ended up going over to John & Caristy’s after youth group again. It’s good for me to be apart of some social things, especially with people my own age. So let’s recap a little. Wednesday youth group was good. Joel & Liz Christensen gave a talk about their work in China. It was a little different than what they talked about on Sunday wo that was good. With the craziness of the week I didn’t do music,…