what I learned this week

In this section, I share something I learned in the past 7 days. Often, but not always, these lessons will relate to running, as I seek out what movement and nature teach us about our walk of faith. Follow along with me as I continue to learn from my embodied life.

  • lesson: better together

    In the process of change, that is the work of a lifetime as we become more fully ourselves, we desperately need others. Sure, we are responsible for the choices we make, for the direction we choose, and then we need others to be a part of that process. Read more ...

  • lesson: hard means strong

    Tough times don’t necessarily change us for the better simply by virtue of being tough. Nevertheless, it is possible to see them as a training ground, as an opportunity to build strength and determination into our attitudes. Read more ...

  • lesson: how is my life arranged?

    This morning, it was dark when I laced up my running shoes and headed out the door. I know I’m not the only one who arranges my life to make it possible to pursue my fitness goals. What is true of physical training is true of spiritual formation. When we leave things to chance, or we’re not really intentional, we simply don’t see the changes we long for. Read more ...