A Finish Line of True Reward

As our older son attends Vacation Bible School at a local church this week, I praise Him for opportunities such as these. May we run to Jesus as the children do.  Help me to celebrate the joys and grace that daily do fill our lives.

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As a runner I really appreciated this quote…

“So whatever you face today, friend, run. Run to win the prize. Run like the wind. And when you fall; don’t throw in the towel, don’t point fingers, don’t stew, and don’t quit. Get right back up and run again… in the mercy, strength and grace of God.”  Gwen Smith

I try to run a couple of times a week.  Sometimes as a busy mom I only fit in one run a week.  Whatever I get in, I feel blessed.  I feel blessed to have legs that function, healthy lungs, and a most of all a strong heart.  A heart that is full to overflowing with thanksgiving, peace, love, and grace.  Most of the crap that happens in a day is miniscule.  What truly matters is the big stuff…our hearts slant, our mind’s perspective, and what spirit we let fill us.  Anger…

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