Service is Joy

“I slept and I dreamed that life is all joy.  I woke and I saw that life is all service.  I served and I saw that service is joy.”  Kahlil Gibran There are times when the prospect of writing about an experience seems so large and daunting….when you know that you do not have the […]

One Year Ago, Today

“Worry is a misuse of the imagination,”  Dan Zadra. For this week’s blog post, I am sharing with you an essay that I wrote a couple of months before I started my blog in January of 2015.  This essay is about a half-marathon that I did last year on October 19th. It was the half-marathon […]


“Just take my hand, lead…..I will simply follow the blueness of the water, the white waves rolling free…where the earth beneath my feet and stars make my heart whole again…in long and priceless moments of shared solitude.”  Oksana Rus. “They say that the first 20 miles of a marathon are just training and preparation for […]

Delayed Gratification

“She was always waiting, it seemed to be her forte.”  D. H. Lawrence in Lady Chatterley’s Lover Recently, I was speaking to an acquaintance, a young professional mom, who told me that she had stumbled upon my blog, and thinks that she would really benefit from incorporating running into her life as well.  She has […]