“Happy Thanksgiving.” I understand that’s a hard thing to hear for those who are grieving the loss of a life or of a mind this year. For those who are wondering about the next job, about the next step. For those who are missing family members this year because of service to God or country, … Continue reading Reflecting on thanks.
Yep. I’m 57 today. According to some research, when I walk down a street in the US, I’m older than 8 of the 10 people I see. That makes visiting retirement centers encouraging. That makes running more important all the time. (455 miles in the last year. 10 in the previous 55 years.) That made visiting … Continue reading 57
I’ve tried to figure out how to do fundraising with running. Actually, I’ve wanted my running to be helpful for someone other than me. And I wanted to get something figured out for my 57th birthday in July. Along came the #iworkoutbeCAUSE 30-day charity running challenge. Complete at least 12 20-minute workouts in 30 days … Continue reading Running for a reason
Sometimes, I start writing without knowing what I am going to say. This isn’t exactly like speaking without thinking. That happens often enough in conversations. Someone asks a question and I start talking, and jumping from idea to idea. Some of you know exactly what I’m talking about. You’ve seen me face to face. Or, … Continue reading Without a net
I love pens. (Jon loves pencils.) We both love writing by hand. The very best ballpoint pens I have ever found are made by a German company called Schneider. What do quality pens have to do with following Jesus? Good question… Stride is the company that distributes Schneider pens in the USA. Stride employs people … Continue reading Writing with excellent pens can make a difference in someone’s life.