Tag Archives: Spirituality

Catharsis while training for the Spartan Race

Today I returned to my favorite cross-country ski trail – Peru Creek in Keystone, Colorado. While my trip on this trail last year was a serene and spiritual experience, this year was very different. Now I’m training for a Spartan … Continue reading

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Selfish Sainthood

Last week I almost died. Well, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but there was definitely a scary moment where I thought things might go poorly. We were still in Aruba, and the kids had decided that they wanted … Continue reading

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A GPS for Life?

As I mentioned in a recent post, I recently went on some hikes with friends from church. The hikes were terrific – I introduced my friends to new trails and we got a chance to get some exercise and celebrate the beauty … Continue reading

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Sorry, Nature is Closed Today

 I take my dog for a run in the woods almost every day. Although this consumes a significant chunk of the few precious hours I have while the kids are in school or camp, I find it preferable to having … Continue reading

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Describing the Ineffable

It happened again. I lost my daughter. Not physically (thank God), but conceptually. Earlier this week I was driving my fourth grade daughter to some after-school activity. We were having a  conversation about how  some folks seem pretty self-centered, and … Continue reading

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Finding Peace at Peru Creek

Today I visited one of my favorite places on earth: the Peru Creek cross-country skiing trail in Keystone, Colorado. I’m a big fan of cross-country skiing in general  (I prefer to ski uphill rather than down), but there is something … Continue reading

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Summer Incognito

So here we are, halfway through summer. One of the more unusual challenges this season poses for me is that I find it particularly difficult to recognize acquaintances, and even friends, when I’m at the pool. During the rest of the year, I tend to identify … Continue reading

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