Finding the path

By |2018-03-02T16:32:13-06:00August 22nd, 2015|

We run downhill on a single track through a lush Midwestern woods, sunlight and green rushing past. Our feet staccato over roots and stones, undergrowth brushing our legs as we fly. I let out a [...]

Doing things that are hard

By |2018-03-02T16:32:47-06:00June 17th, 2015|

At about 3 a.m., I am running in a warm, foggy rain down a wooded path, somewhere just south of Racine, Wisconsin. My glasses are constantly fogging up (why did I think taking out my [...]

Two essentials for transformation

By |2018-03-02T16:34:08-06:00April 28th, 2015|

Are people capable of change? Are you changing (for the better)? Am I? My books and teaching focus on spiritual transformation—that is, spiritual change. I’m prepping to speak later this week on transformation, how experiencing [...]

Running toward freedom

By |2018-03-02T16:34:45-06:00April 15th, 2015|

Where does a mom go, when she finally gets the courage to leave an abusive marriage? When that woman has finally had enough, and gathers her courage and few of her possessions and flees, where [...]

What keeps you running?

By |2018-03-02T16:39:37-06:00November 6th, 2014|

My race training schedule today called for "4 miles easy" today. About a year ago, I would not have used "4 miles" and "easy" in the same paragraph, much less the same sentence. But when [...]

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