Running with Ben

If you knew my youngest son, Ben, you would possibly describe him as a fireball, full of energy. He is confident. He never stops talking, and he runs until he cant run anymore! One day, he and I were running on the trail with 2 of his older siblings. He wanted to lead; but then… Continue reading Running with Ben



I was running today using a training app.  On my training plan, it was a “Speed Run” day.  During the training, the coach had me balance on one leg for 45 seconds.  He said (something to the effect of…), “If your standing leg is shaking and moving, that is good!  That means it is working!  It is building strength and… Continue reading Balance

Inquire of the Lord…

Are you struggling with a relationship in your life?  Your teenager?  Your husband?  Or perhaps it is your health?  Maybe you are  at a crossroads and not sure what decision to make? In my full life and home of teenagers and toddlers, it seems like it is one crisis after another, issue after issue, and… Continue reading Inquire of the Lord…

Keep Fighting!

Our family is following a program to read through the Bible in one year.  I haven’t done this in years, but I was encouraged by my prayer partner as she explained how her family was doing this together in 2019.  I asked my husband and talked to my children and we all agreed to start Jan 1st. … Continue reading Keep Fighting!

Running with Jesus…a Book

A couple of years ago, I had a whisper in my heart to write a book.  I even posted about it here: . That whispering to write has never gone away.  In fact last year it became so loud that I even put time in my schedule to write.  Life gets so loud though, and the urgent… Continue reading Running with Jesus…a Book

Overcoming Weakness… in Running and in life

I once read in a running article, “Running doesn’t cause injuries, it reveals weaknesses.”  I wish I could give credit to where I read it, but I can not remember or find the source.  The words, however, struck a cord with me.  As I have increased my mileage over the last year, weaknesses have been revealed! … Continue reading Overcoming Weakness… in Running and in life

Out of Darkness…

I will bless the LORD, who hath given me counsel: my reins also instruct me in the night seasons. Psalm 16 verse 7 Note…  I am writing this post after the current storm (night season) has passed.  However, the storm was recent enough for the emotions to still be fresh and real. My purpose for… Continue reading Out of Darkness…