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Trying to Refocus
Saturday, March 23, 2013      2 comments

"Religion is nothing else than doing the will of God and not our own. Heaven or hell depends on this alone." SUSANNA WESLEY, MOTHER OF JOHN AND CHARLES WESLEY ... Read more
Thanks, Mizzou!?!
Friday, March 22, 2013      4 comments

Well, i don't have to worry about being distracted by the NCAA tournament thanks to the most underachieving and poorly coached team in college basketball. Last night's pathetic effort was a disgrace to the sport and a reminder why this team suck... Read more
Trying not to be Distracted
Thursday, March 21, 2013      7 comments

While i am busy with things here at the office, it will be challenging to not get too distracted by the madness that begins this afternoon with the NCAA tourney. One of the things that my father has passed onto me is a love of basketball. He and... Read more
Wednesday Wildness
Wednesday, March 20, 2013      5 comments

Today is a crazier than usual Wednesday. I am off to a meeting this morning in a few minutes. Then we have a funeral this afternoon followed by a snack fellowship. Finally, it's time for evening services and activities. I will be glad when bedti... Read more
Busy Tuesday
Tuesday, March 19, 2013      6 comments

I probably should have ran outside this morning, but i went to the rec center anyway. It felt good to run, but it always feels better to run outside. This morning one of the men from our church and i picked up a freezer that has been donated to ... Read more
Monday Morning
Monday, March 18, 2013      5 comments

It's a dreary and cool day in mid-Mo. It was warm enough to run outside this morning, but the threat of cold rain forced me to take my run to the rec center. After a nice recovery run, i was able to get home and then take my wife's car to the sh... Read more
One of the things I like about Sparkpeople
Sunday, March 17, 2013      8 comments

I am extremely grateful to all of you for the kind and encouraging words that you offered on my blog yesterday regarding the half-marathon that two men from our church and myself ran yesterday. One of the things i like about Spark is the encoura... Read more
Lucky 13.1 Half-Marathon
Saturday, March 16, 2013      14 comments

Well our Lucky 13.1 Half-Marathon is now history. Both Randy and Nels got 2nd place in their age divisions, i ended up in sixth. I set a new personal best with a time of 1:52:00. I don't believe i could finish with that time again if i tried. ... Read more
Friday
Friday, March 15, 2013      6 comments

I was able to get my final run in before tomorrow morning's half in Peculiar. I am getting ready to officiate a funeral for one of our longtime church members who was blessed to have a profound impact on many lives. Shortly after that, two ... Read more
Made it Outside :)
Thursday, March 14, 2013      6 comments

It felt good to get outside this morning. Though it was a little cold, it was good to get out in the open air. We will be heading to Peculiar tomorrow in the late afternoon, so that we can get to our hotel room and be ready for our run on Saturd... Read more
Wednesday
Wednesday, March 13, 2013      6 comments

Wednesday is here. I ran for the last time indoors before the race this weekend. It looks like the temps are moderating a little bit so that i can get outside for the next couple of days for a nice short run. Hope your Wednesday is going we... Read more
Crazy Week
Tuesday, March 12, 2013      2 comments

This crazy week just keeps getting a little crazier. Yesterday evening another one of our members died. Please pray for the family of Alice Townsend. She had also been in a nursing home for the past few years. Fortunately, i was able to see her ... Read more
Millie Ball
Monday, March 11, 2013      1 comments

After getting a nice run in at the rec center this morning, it's off to the office to catch up on a few things before heading to the hospital to visit some folks later this morning. Please remember the family of Millie Ball who passed away yeste... Read more
Final Week
Sunday, March 10, 2013      4 comments

The final week begins before our half-marathon in Peculiar Mo. It looks like i will be enjoying a week of tapering as i give my legs a break after all these miles. The gentleman that i am traveling with on Friday evening ran his longest run of h... Read more
Running Outside Again!!
Saturday, March 09, 2013      3 comments

It was nice to get outside for a second day in a row for a run. It is encouraging to see the snow beginning to melt, and the temps starting to moderate. This Saturday is a little busier than usual. We have a fellowship at church with some folks ... Read more

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