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Believing is seeing

I’ve started a year-long Bible study with a friend, journeying through the New Testament – and am loving it. On Friday, I read and reflected on Acts 12, which documents Peter’s escape from prison. I found myself jealous, wondering sometimes … Continue reading

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Christian training

Some of my students had two-hour delays today, while others were on time today. Oh, the joys of teaching in an unconventional school with students that attend from multiple districts. I was talking about goal-setting to some of my students … Continue reading

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Trying to breathe

“The Spirit of God has made me; the breath of the Almighty gives me life.” – Job 33:4 I went to church this morning and worked in children’s worship – I volunteer once a month in the 4- and 5-year-old … Continue reading

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A flood…of emotion

This post has been a long time in the making, but I finally have the attitude and confidence to own it. A few weeks ago, I went on a Friday evening run. Sometimes doing late evening runs makes me feel … Continue reading

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Sweat, sweat everywhere

I’m here in Hong Kong! (We will ignore the fact that I’ve been in Hong Kong for 12 days and today was the first day I had motivation time to run…but time is definitely limited here.) I knew I wanted … Continue reading

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Veni, vidi, vici

(For the pre-marathon reflection, go here.) “And here comes our Corral D runners!” And with that, I stepped across the timing belt and started my first marathon. We ran in the Strip District for awhile, then crossed the 7th and … Continue reading

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T-minus one week

Did my last distance run on Saturday! My training schedule called for 8 miles, but I felt like running 9. Then I got lost and accidentally ran 10. I like to think it is God’s way of punishing my lack … Continue reading

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Eighteen!

I ran 18 miles yesterday thanks to the Steel City Road Runners! They sponsored a training run on a trail west of Pittsburgh (the Montour Trail.) Distances from 4-18 miles were offered. And like a sick person, I signed up … Continue reading

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Eleven!

Paul wrote, “[The Lord] said to me, ‘My grace is enough for you, because power is made perfect in weakness.’” — 2 Corinthians 12:9 I ran 11 miles today after work. I’ve been playing a fun little game called “If I … Continue reading

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Bent not broken

This will no doubt be an emotional post for me, as it’s been a trying week. So bear with me please! It all started on Tuesday, when I was wearing my favorite pair of wedge heels (the closest I’ll ever … Continue reading

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