Seven4Seven: Week 51

Long races do more sifting than short ones. Although nearly everyone who enters a 5k finishes it, fewer finish a 10K, or half-marathon, or marathon. The latter tests a person’s stamina and emotional strength, sifting those with only good intentions from those determined to see it through to the end. A few miles in, the […]

Seven4Seven: Week 50

I’m in over my head. You heard me. Writing is a impossible beast, one that I’m afraid I’ll never be able to master. And sometimes, when I’m feeling particularly in over my head, I wonder how in the world I got myself into such a pickle: I don’t know what I’m doing! Why did I […]

Seven4Seven: Week 49

I’m an old soul. Last week and this we’re reading books like Galatians, 1 & 2 Thessalonians, and 1 & 2 Corinthians. I say “books,” but in reality they are letters. Letters from Paul to friends he’d met on the road. Communities of people who’d become like family after doing some life together. So Paul […]

Seven4Seven: Week 48

Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. ~ Galatians 6:9 Only a handful of Bible verses stand out in a childhood filled with Sunday church services. Philippians 4:13 is the first verse I memorized. John 8:32 taught me […]