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When Running Cannot Save Me

All my body wants to do is stop – stop running, stop moving, stop caring.  I am less than a half mile into my run and the treadmill feels like it’s dragging me down into the depths of a cold … Continue reading

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The Runner, the Son, and Grace

My iPhone’s weather app reports that it’s negative 11 degrees and snowy today at 5:02 a.m.  My phone, however, has not revealed anything I don’t already know.  I awoke with an unshakable chill and my coffee doesn’t even feel hot … Continue reading

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Running Away from the Violence [Part 3]

[Maybe I shouldn’t have run.]  That’s the thought that keeps rudely interrupting every thought I’ve had since the bombings at the Boston Marathon.  When I started writing this series, I never expected that part three would be such a literal … Continue reading

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Running Away from the Violence [Part 2]

I’m not a psychologist or a therapist or any kind of mental health specialist — but most of you reading this probably know that. I would never presume to know how to diagnose or treat a person with mental illness … Continue reading

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