If you’ve ever run a marathon, you know it’s quite a distance to cover on foot—a little over 26 miles. But imagine being an endurance runner, or “ultra runner” as they are sometimes known, who races 100 miles or more! Some of the most inspiring marathon runners and ultra runners have developed a unique perspective on running which has been key to their endurance and success.
Thoughts on God's already-conceived idea.
Complaining, if we have a habit of doing it, can be the easiest thing in the world. From grumbling about our bank’s poor service, to inefficient city government, to a co-worker’s slowness.
My favorite movie is Groundhog Day, starring Bill Murray. If you haven’t seen it, Murray’s character, Phil Connors, is an arrogant and self-centered TV weatherman.
After her husband's sudden passing, a woman turns to prayer and finds not just comfort but indestructible joy.
Author James Spencer replies to a question about his January 2013 Journal article “Living in the Third Degree”
True self-knowledge is ultimately a spiritual process, found through prayer.
Answers to prayer can come about in the most unusual ways.
Some years ago, there was a show on Brazilian TV in which a comedian mimicked a minister from the government who would often say, “What matters is numbers. ” The comedian’s playfulness is a sign that humanity today seems to be worried about and bound to “numbers.
When weeks, then months, pass without any job prospects, a soon-to-be step-dad finds unexpected opportunities for personal growth.