Bated Breath

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“And I will fall at your feet…and I will worship you here.” -Hillsong Live Have you ever anticipated something for so long that when it actually happened you weren’t really sure how to respond. How to breathe. How to stand. Almost needing to pinch yourself in disbelief; not wanting the moment to end. “Heaven doesn’t […]

Big Dog

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“It’s not the size of the dog in the fight…it’s the size of the fight in the dog.” -Mark Twain The week before the NYC Tri and settling in seems a distant reality. Nervous, anticipating, wondering, worst-case scenarioing everything from losing my sister, my goggles, my tires and my breath. I have been thinking about […]

Strong Side

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“But they that wait upon the Lord shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint.” Isaiah 40:31 I had my last sprint Tri of the season today. The last “training race” before the race I’ve been looking […]

Broken Walls

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“And they have conquered him by the blood of the Lamb and word of their testimony…” Revelation 12:11 Who doesn’t enjoy a nice praise or accolade? Recognition of something done, accomplished, made better because of something you did or said; yet how often do we forget to say thank you. I know too many times […]

Foot Ease

” I somehow find you and I collide” -Howie Day They didn’t know I saw. Working on confrontational naming; a deck of picture cards and the sun piercing in the window. He had the given socks on; the ones with the grip on the bottom and the fuzzy fur was all loose and extended at […]

Home Bound

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“She is clothed with strength and dignity. She laughs without fear of the future.” Proverbs 31:25 Uncontrollable wailing on the floor. Right down the kindergarten hall. Glass shattered. Fists clenched, gut wrenching, gutteral tears. The world against him and his only defense is to fight his way through. Brows scowled. Suspicion all around. Love has […]

Obstacle Course

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“Give thanks to the Lord Almighty…For He is good and His love endures forever.” Psalm 118:1 Today I completed the Got the Nerve Triathlon for the fourth time. The first time I did this race I had lost about 45 pounds weighing in at 220. Talk about running to the trouble. Not only was I […]