Monday, October 25, 2010

Enjoy the Silence

Again, the blog has been pretty quiet or should I say I have been! Life is a wonderful thing, isn't it? Often, the way we think the puzzle pieces of life should fit together is not at all how they do. But the picture ends up beautiful, unique and one worth framing just the same. I am humbled every day when I see how things in life happen opposite of how I planned, or different from what I wanted, only to be confronted later with God's more detailed and favorable plan for me, so much greater than I could ever even imagine. I laugh at my "little" plans I pour over and my "little" schemes of life, only to be blown away in awe and gratitude when I see all he wants to give me in place of all the worthless things I keep clinging to. 

Tonight, I put on a fundraising event that I worked so hard on!! It's all for Destination Bold and the fundraising I have been doing in conjunction with my marathon training. You can learn more about that HERE or if you feel led to donate, do that HERE!  It went off pretty well, considering it was during a Viking/Packer game that I didn't know about! Still, who WOULDN'T want to dress up and go roller skating on a Sunday night! 

Here is a picture of my friend Stacey, Myself (Dorothy from Oz!) and Josine rocking the rink! 

I really like fundraising, I love planning and coordinating and motivating people, although that last one is kind of a tough one! There is quite a coach living inside my head, wanting to help move people to give back, to find their passion, to better themselves and to push themselves, physically, emotionally and spiritually to new levels. Fundraising allows me find that coach and tap into it on a different plane than personal training. 

The running this week will be a little more structured, meaning last week after my bad 16 mile run, I was off the plan. Busy at work and my work from home and not wanting to face another potential bad run. But I had to buck up and this week I face the music, modifying my plan a little to make up for that missed milage and still creeping up but safely and without injury. It can be done, I just need to break down that barrier in my head, see that beautiful puzzle coming together that I know is the best for me. 

I will also have a ton of review this week for you and more posts that are a little more thought provoking and a little less updates on my daily to-do's (So I did this, then I did this, then I did THAT--hush up and spill some GOOD stuff!)  I'll just share the good stuff not the mundane! 

HAVE A WONDERFUL week and don't forget to in-JOY every day! 

1 comment:

Miz said...

after reading this whole thing what LEAPED OUT AT ME WAS:


I need to buck up as well.

A lot.

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