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Attitude of Gratitude

Sea Bass —  January 14, 2015

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1 Thessolonians 5:18  “Give thanks not matter what happens.  God wants you to thank him because you believe in Jesus Christ.”

REFLECT

An attitude of gratitude makes us unbreakable by allowing us to not be brought down by sinful acts such as envy.

Psalm 136:6 says, “Give thanks to the Lord, for he is good. His love endures forever.”

Here we have two reasons to be thankful: Continue Reading…

How to Increase Your PerformanceDo you remember when you first tried to ride a bike, run a mile, change a habit, or even pray?  For how long were you successful?  5 seconds, a block, 2 days, 10 seconds?  Being successful with those obviously took practice and time.  How about intensity or determination? Continue Reading…

We’ve talked about determining your purpose for running & life in this post: Running for a Purpose.  Purpose helps us determine the ultimate destination.  Goals are the result for each part of that journey.  As a runner you are somewhere along the journey.  Perhaps you’re at the beginning, middle or maybe you’re a seasoned veteran.  Either way, to continue to be a successful runner you will need goals.

Why should you set goals?

  • running goalsGoals help you push through difficult runs.
  • Goals keep you focused on the end result…your purpose.
  • Goals build self confidence and a sense of accomplishment.
  • Goals will push you to work harder during workouts.
  • Goals will help you become more persistant on longer runs.
  • Goals will give you insight to your true ability.
  • Goals will build your excitement about running. 
  • Goals will move you closer and closer to your ultimate destination.  Continue Reading…