Don’t let what life has thrown at you in the past make you cynical, sarcastic, bitter, and hard.
There are things in your future that need you to be kind, considerate, understanding, and most of all, loving.
The past is….over.
~ Lisa Lyle Brooks
My sweet daughter surprised me with this edited picture the other day. She had taken this shot at the Mercedes Marathon as I headed to the finish line. You will see the photo now includes my favorite running scripture:
The Lord is my strength, He makes my feet like the feet of deer. Habakkuk 3:19
I consider this verse to be a gift from one of my friends, who shared it with me just before my first half marathon. (Thank you Mrs. Marilon Seay!) It’s a common thing to find it messily scrawled on my hand to help me through a tough race.
The happy finish line picture and this scripture sum up what the Lord has done in my life through running. When I was at my lowest point in life, & I wasn’t doing my part to get better…God didn’t mind.He met me right where I was at.
He speaks to me often during those miles. I’m glad I went when He said, “Hey, let’s go for a run…”