Category Archives: Prayer

UTMB – Returning to Run

“Thousands of tired, nerve-shaken, over-civilized people are beginning to find out that going to the mountains is going home; that wildness is a necessity” ― John Muir, Our National Parks (1901) It’s amazing to read this quote from over 100 years ago. … Continue reading

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Javelina 100- Redemption Race & Qualifier

You came near when I called you, and you said, “Do not fear.” You, Lord, took up my case; you redeemed my life.     – Lamentations 3:57-58 I was disappointed after dropping from the Bear 100 at the end of September. … Continue reading

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Running Restarts and Rotator-Cuff Repair

  Be joyful in hope, patient in affliction, faithful in prayer – Romans 12:12 Newton’s First Law Newton’s first law of motion states that an object at rest stays at rest and an object in motion stays in motion. This … Continue reading

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Grindstone 100: Finished But Felt Like Gollum

Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. -Philippians 4:6  After over 7 months, I have finally decided I needed to get back to the blog and provide … Continue reading

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UTMB – An Amazing Adventure

“I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? My help comes from the Lord, the Maker of heaven and earth” Psalm 121:1-2 Lining up for UTMB on August 26, 2016 was surreal. I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Cruel Jewel Race Report- Back For More!

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up.” Galatians 6:9 It was considerably cooler and less humid at the start of the Cruel Jewel on … Continue reading

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“CRUEL” Jewel 108 Mile – Race Report …. OUCH!

“For where two or three are gathered in my name, there am I among them.”            Matthew 18:20 It was my 7th 100 mile race and I thought I knew what to expect from the course, my body, and … Continue reading

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Lent, Trial, Tribulation, 40, and Running

Nearly five months later and in the middle of Lent, I am ready to tell my story.  On November 19th in 2014, I set out on what I thought would be an epic run.  I enjoy running and run races … Continue reading

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Running into a Year Full of Opportunities: 2015

“And he told them a parable to the effect that they ought always to pray and not lose heart.” Luke 18:1 While things may not have always gone as planned in 2014, I do believe I have grown from each positive and … Continue reading

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Is Running 100 Miles Foolish?

“The person without the Spirit does not accept the things that come from the Spirit of God but considers them foolishness, and cannot understand them because they are discerned only through the Spirit.” – 2 Corinthians 1:24 We all run for different … Continue reading

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