One of my favorite Bible verses is Ecclesiastes 3:1 “To everything there is a season, a time for every purpose under heaven.” Looking at life according to the seasons, I am reminded that there are periods of growth, bloom, harvest, and waiting. The winter season is one where we are all usually waiting. People who… Continue reading Are You in a Winter Season (spiritually)?
Well, it’s already the last full week of October. Where did the time go? It’s true that with so much going on, the time does pass quickly – elections, prepping for cold weather runs and races, and it’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I hope that all of you take the time to perform your monthly… Continue reading It’s October
It was bound to happen. The warm (okay, hotter than…) sunny days are slowly getting shorter. The cool mornings are what has really convinced me that summer is coming to a close. While it is refreshing to be able to open windows at night and feel the hint of chill first thing in the morning,… Continue reading End of Summer…
Today is the 4th of July. Whether or not you enjoy fireworks or parades, I hope that you are reminded of the price of freedom. Here in the United States of America, we enjoy a wide variety of freedoms, many of which we truly take for granted. One of the freedoms that I want to talk… Continue reading Happy Independence Day!
Have you heard of this? I have to admit that I have not. Just this week while perusing a website for yoga stuff, I saw a link to World Happiness Day. It will be this Saturday, February 11th. I was intrigued and forgot about my yoga stuff and just read for awhile. I think that… Continue reading World Happiness Day 2012
I must admit it – I am a bigger football fan than my husband. I’m not sure how this came to be but that’s the way it is. There have been moments when I catch myself trying to listen to him describe some funny story as I relunctantly shift my gaze from the tv to… Continue reading Are you ready for some football?
I just found out last nigh that another friend of mine has been diagnosed with breast cancer. It is sad to say that everyone of us knows someone who has this awful disease or a loved one of someone diagnosed. While many of us have probably donated money to various organizations or sponsered people involved… Continue reading Fighting Breast cancer
Hello! Some people have asked how I started running. So, here is a post from my newsletter archives from 2007. It appears that spring has actually finally arrived here in Central Ohio! I know that you are all looking forward to getting out in the fresh air, working in gardens, watching kids at sporting events… Continue reading How & why do I run?
This time of year often includes family reunions. While traveling can be fun, it can also take a toll on your systems. Feeling more tired, irritable, and stiff (especially from car trips) is normal. Eating foods that you don’t normally have, working out less often, and sleeping in a hotel bed may impact your stress… Continue reading Summer Travels
“A good exercise for the heart is to bend down and help another up.” -Anonymous Are you happy yet? What makes you happy? How happy are you? Despite all of the things we have at our disposal these days, too many of us feel that happiness remains just out of our reach. I have found… Continue reading Happy yet?