Posts in The Second Lap
God, The Master Storyteller.

Every good story needs resolution. It's what grips us in books and movies and has us cheering when the couple gets together or the dog finds his way home after a cross-country odyssey. For me, God is the original and master storyteller. He has told mine exceptionally well, even the parts I don't like. This morning, He resolved something that has consumed so much thought and time over the past few years, that I had resigned to never knowing the answer. Any of you who have read the book will know that towards the end there is a major turning point - redemption. It is a major resolving point in the story.

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Smiling Through The Suffering.

Great! Here I am again. Bent over, sweat stinging my eyes, legs burning, stomach churning, walking like I have just stepped out of a bar after three or four too many. Except I haven't walked out of a bar. I am at an aid station 55 km into an 80 km ultra-marathon. And the next 25 km are going to hurt! I used to have another blog called Running for Pearl, where I wrote race reports and learned about blogging, writing and running. It was fun and I often go back to read posts and look at all the times I could have given up, but didn't. I

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Thank You!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTdPbSg0SlA This morning, I woke up exhausted--like I had just run the longest ultra-marathon of my life. In a way, I had. Today, the book finally came out! There were a few hiccups this morning with Amazon and Kindle, trivialities that got sorted after a few emails. For a second, I panicked and then just let it go. Honestly, what's the point when it's out of my control? I had to teach a class too, which took my mind off it for a while. Then I sent a few mails and took my bro Tim's advice, Don't Stress!

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