It’s Time to Talk about Sacrifice

We all think we are busy these days but are we too busy to serve others? Without heart, time, and effort involved is there a sacrifice?

What type of sacrifice am I talking about? There’s a hint in the title of this blog. It’s not money, and it’s not the groceries you place in the food bank bin at your local supermarket. It’s not sending a bouquet, and it’s not giving someone an expensive, ornate gift. I firmly believe the greatest […]

No Roses But A Greater Sacrifice

He didn’t prove His love at a candlelight dinner. There were no long-stemmed roses, but there were thorns. Yes, there were thorns.

This week is the second busiest week for florists, coming in just behind Mothers Day weekend. Roses and bouquets, chocolates, fine wine, dinners out, and other romantic gestures will reign supreme. Even kids will get into the action by giving each other store-bought valentines. It’s Valentines Day! But did you know this day was initially […]

Running the Actual Race is the Easiest Part

It doesn't matter what shape you are in at the beginning of training, it's what you do in the training process that determines the outcome of your race.

In about six weeks, signs that spring is around the corner will make their appearance long before the last stubborn icy snow patches melt in my city. Athletes and running enthusiasts will emerge from their indoor sports facilities and will once again take to sidewalks, bike paths, and nature trails. Promotional materials will plaster street […]