What Separates You From God?

What separates you from God? If you are familiar with Romans 8:38, you may think this is a trick question. But last year on the same Sunday we heard those comforting words, we also hear the unsettling words of Matthew 13: 47-50. 

I was hoping our priest would address the contrast in her sermon, but she didn’t go there, so I was left to grapple with it myself. 

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My 2017 Running Year In Review

Now that we are at the finish line of 2017, it’s fun to look back and reflect on the year’s highs and lows–or for runners, its fasts and slows. 🙂 Putting together my 2017 running year in review reminded me of all the miles I ran and the friends and family who supported me along the way.

Speaking of supportive friends, I’m linking up with Holly and Tricia

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2017 Year-End Runfessions

Well, we’ve almost made it to the finish line of 2017, and what a year it’s been. I’ll save my year-in-review recap for the Weekly Wrap on Sunday, because today I’m focusing on year-end runfessions. It’s our last chance to bare our soles souls before we embark on 2018.

Thanks to Marcia for hosting the monthly Runfessions link up, and to Rachel and Lacy and Miranda for hosting the Friday Five link up every Friday.

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Getting Wrapped Up In Christmas

Merry Christmas Eve! 

Wrapped Up In Christmas

I can’t believe Christmas is upon us, but I’m as ready as I’ll ever be–I even got my wrapping done and added my gifts to the pile squeezed under our tree.

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Why You Should Add Quick Strength For Runners To Your Fitness Routine

I can’t believe there are only two weeks left in 2017. I will be spending this week in a flurry of clearing work deadlines, finishing my Christmas shopping, and wrapping presents. Santa and his elves still have a lot to do! 

My Nativity Scene entry for #RunChatHunt

Looking ahead to 2018, I am hoping for a lot of snow in Utah for our ski trip in January and getting excited about participating in Laura’s Fit and Fueled nutrition program for runners. (Want to join me? Sign up here using COCO for a special discount.) If you are looking for another way to improve your running in 2018, I’d encourage you to check out Quick Strength For Runners. 

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