I wrote this in 2010 following knee injury.
“Therefore I urge you, brethren, by the mercies of God, to present your bodies a living and holy sacrifice, acceptable to God, which is your spiritual service of worship.” Romans 12:1 In his book, “A Season for the Spirit,” Martin L. Smith defines surrender as “the laying down of resistance to the One who lovesContinue reading “Throwback Thursday: SURRENDER ME (October 2020)”
I was watching a murder mystery last night and this detective was speaking with a witness. She described what happened like this: “He was 15 steps away from me, his head was down, his hands were shaking, he stood facing North.” When asked how she knew these details when it happened so quickly, she replied,Continue reading “BEING PRESENT”
3 But that’s not all! Even in times of trouble we have a joyful confidence, knowing that our pressures will develop in us patient endurance. 4 And patient endurance will refine our character, and proven character leads us back to hope. 5 And this hope is not a disappointing fantasy,[a] because we can now experience the endless love of God cascadingContinue reading “Daily Reminders of Hope: Back to Hope”
This morning I woke up early and set out to do my next training. I finished it, but barely. During the cool down walk, I could feel my arthritic knee begin to throb, my neck and lower back tighten. I knew instantly . . . this amount of walking/running was my limit. It would haveContinue reading “Readjustment”