Category Archives: deep thoughts

running thoughts, part two.

Have you noticed that what we feel emotionally, often affects us physically? Tension headaches, canker sores and in bad cases (even not-so-bad cases, i.e. my wedding day!) blotchy red hives often accompany my stress. Since running, I have discovered that a heavy heart manifests itself too–as heavy feet! A few … Continue reading

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Lessons while running, part one.

It seems every time I run, I learn something or see some analogy. The road we live on has morphed, that long stretch of asphalt has become almost holy ground to me, for all the times I’ve encountered God on it, now. Is … Continue reading

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change of plans

As some of you know, Josiah and I are not going to Mexico. We are still going to give up our Spring Break to do Missions. We are still going to sleep on the ground and go without showers for too long. … Continue reading

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Fasting for Lent.

I have never practiced Lent, that spiritual discipline of giving something up for 40 days before Easter. Since I am neither Catholic or Orthodox, it isn’t something I have been taught or even really exposed to. However, lately Pastor Neil has … Continue reading

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Mercy Me.

When I was a child, I loved playing pretend, particularly a game we simply called “House”. You went into the yard, found a small secluded area and made it a home. Once, when I was at a friends, we were happily playing our favorite … Continue reading

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Positive motivation for children

My sweet friend Rebeca blogs over at Carried On The Wind, and she left this comment last week: Have you ever written about the system you use(d?) with your boys with the little tokens? I thought it was brilliant when … Continue reading

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55 Maxims for Christian Living

I love this blog: study in brown. Recently she posted a quote that intriqued me so I did a little googling and found this list, by Fr. Thomas Hopko. He is of the Orthodox faith, which I have so much love and respect for. … Continue reading

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