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Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3d ago

Over the hill...

I was sitting in a meeting and made the statement, "I'm not over the hill yet..." and one of those random thoughts hit me. If this "hill" is my life and I'm around the halfway point, then ye...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1W ago

The Journey Back to Running...Again

It's hard to believe that I started running over 10 years ago...while I haven't been consistent, it is still a part of who I am.I am a runner...really I feel like that should say "I WAS a ru...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 1M ago

Mother's Day for those who don't really like the day...

I originally wrote this five years ago. While I've gotten more comfortable with the day, I really can't say I look forward to it. This is for all those who, like me, don't really like Mother...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

Open wide...

This is one of my tulips. It doesn't look like what I always thought tulips are supposed to look like. Oh, it did at first. Perfect little pink blossom waving on a slender green stalk...but ...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

Guilty...

Today is Good Friday. As a kid, I never could wrap my mind around how the day Jesus died on the cross could be called "good." I'm not sure I could do it as an adult either. How could anythin...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

The color for Palm Sunday is...red?

I love it when I get to teach in Children's Church and I get one of those "I get it" moments. I'm not talking about the KIDS getting it - I'm talking about myself! The last time this happene...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 2M ago

Comfortable...

Today is my 58th birthday and like most days, I woke up with a word/random thought on my mind. The word today was "comfortable".I love being comfortable. I wear comfy clothes, eat comfort fo...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3M ago

A dry and thirsty land...

Last week, I had the opportunity to go with a team to Guatemala on a working mission trip. This was my first time on a construction trip and anyone who knows me might wonder what use I might...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 3M ago

the problem with kids these days...

This is a repost from a few years back. Let me start by saying, there's nothing wrong with kids these days. I am surrounded by stunning examples of great teenagers every day in my job...and ...
Random Thoughts from a Morning Run · 4M ago

Not mine...

Today I was hit by one of those random thoughts: My children are not mine. This may seem like a "duh" moment to many, especially those that know my children are adopted, but this time it mea...