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Lacing Up My Running Shoes

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Philippians 3:12-14 "I’m not saying that I have this all together, that I have it made. But I am well on my way, reaching out for Christ, who has so wondrously reached out for me. Friends, don’t get me wrong: By no means do I count myself an expert in all of this, but I’ve got my eye on the goal, where God is beckoning us onward—to Jesus. I’m off and running, and I’m not turning back." (The Message)














A few years back I ran a 5K race with my dad. The race course literally goes right past my house, so I have absolutely no excuse to not participate. It's a mostly flat route and fairly manageable even without a lot of training beforehand. 

                   It is just wrong that a man in his sixties is a better runner than I am. 
But don't get me wrong. That doesn't mean it's easy. It requires determination and at least a little endurance to finish. 
At least it does for me because it doesn't come naturally. I have to work at this running thing. I'd say I&…