Do You Need To Start Over?

My yoga instructor read an interesting anecdote the other day about starting over.  The gist of her story was “Why wait?  Start living more healthfully now.”  This Army lifestyle seems to force us to start over us every couple of years or so.   When I was in the Army, I thought changing units was a great way to leave […]

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Prepare the Way

Whether the next move is a change of duty station, a cross-country relocation, or a change of heart, we can be assured that God will prepare the way for us! Prepare the Way Five pages in to a book I was reading, A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 by Phillip Keller, I came across the following quote: […]

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On the Waldo Canyon Fire

My heart has a great sadness it can no longer contain.  Our city is on fire.  My family is not in danger, but my emotions are raw. Saturday morning, I got a text from my husband saying he’d seen a fire near Garden of the Gods.  By Saturday evening, it was a 600 acre wild-fire causing […]

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The Great Colorado Vacation of 2012

Most people who know me, or have read any number of my other blogs like Battle Plans, know that I am, by nature, a planner.  That is why I am so often convicted by verses like James 4:13-15 and Matthew 6:34.  If I had planned out every detail of our vacation and insisted on following a strict […]

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Off the Grid

This is the second musing from our Illinois vacation.  On the first morning we were visiting my husband’s small town of Strasburg, Illinois, he went out for a run, promising to be back in time for me to get mine in before he went golfing with his brothers.  As the minutes dragged on, I mentally […]

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Green Haze

Between recovering from the Spartan Race and the return of my husband last month, I haven’t had much of an opportunity to run or write lately.  Thankfully, I was able to do both during our recent vacation in Illinois to visit family.  We drove somewhere around 2,500 miles and visited St. Joseph, Peoria, Chicago and Strasburg.  The […]

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