Not long after moving to Chicago, I called a wise friend to ask for some spiritual direction. I described the pace of life in my current ministry. The church where I serve tends to move at a fast clip. I also told him about our rhythms of family life: we are in the van-driving, soccer-league, piano-lesson, school-orientation-night years. I told him about the present condition of my heart, as best [...]
In yesterday's post Running as an Antidote for Anxiety and Depression, I told you about why I love running and how it has transformed my life.
One aspect that I didn't tell you about is how running not only helps with my anxiety and depression, but it's a great activity for my prayer life. I spend a lot of time in prayer during my runs, as well as listening to music sporadically throughout the[...]
I love running!
It has completely changed my life.
I have loved running since I was a little kid. I loved running and playing with friends. I loved field day and running the sprints and the longer races. I ran track in high school.
But somewhere along the way running became a bit of drudgery. Something I just did to stay in shape. But that changed in 2005 when my brother asked me to run t[...]