A Runner’s Thoughts: “Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” (Aristotle)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “More smiling, less worrying. More compassion, less judgment. More blessed, less stressed. More love, less hate.” (Roy T. Bennett)
A Runner's Thoughts: “I can’t change the world but I can change the world in me. if I rejoice.” (From the Song “Rejoice” by U2)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.” (Albert Einstein)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “For by grace you have been saved through faith,
and this is not from you; it is the gift of God; it is not from works, so no one may boast.” (Ephesians 2:8-9)
A Runner's Thoughts: "It is mercy I desire, and not sacrifice." (See Hosea 6:6)
A Runner’s Thoughts: “Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.” (William Barclay, Scottish Theologian)
A Runner's Thoughts: “I don’t want to be an anti, against anybody. I simply want to be the builder of a great affirmation: the affirmation of God, who loves us and who wants to save us.” (St. Oscar A. Romero)
A Runner's Thoughts: “Start by doing what is necessary, then what is possible, and suddenly you are doing the impossible.” (St. Francis Of Assisi) Perhaps these words from St. Francis could be said a little differently – “Start by praying for what is necessary, then pray for what is possible and suddenly we will be praying for and experiencing what we think is impossible, but for God all things are possible!”
A Runner’s Thoughts: “We all have dreams. In order to make dreams come into reality, it takes an awful lot of determination, dedication, self-discipline and effort.” (Jesse Owens)
Fr. Paul R. Fagan, C.P. "Preacher on the Run!"
A thought from time to time about Running and Life!