Our running group has been training for a marathon over the last few months. As part of our training, our coach designated hills training on a weekly basis. Hill runs are tough. So why do we do it?
During a recent family vacation near a beach, I stumbled upon a picture-perfect stretch of sun, surf, and sand one day. Without an extra thought, I jumped into the water with my boogie board in tow.
Everyone struggles with their faith at times, and it can be hard to talk about it. During challenging times in my life, I have often felt that if I spoke all my questions aloud, talked through how I really felt
I stood there with a razor in my hand. It was the first time I’d ever seriously contemplated ending my life. I had been in the shower for almost an hour, and I could hear the voices of my mother and sister pleading with me to get out.
I dedicated my life to Christ at the age of 17. I was in the garage then, and the (what I now know to be) Holy Spirit caused unexplainable gratefulness to consume me.